Details overview

Hours 8:15 AM - 3:15 PM
School leader MS. MARIE TURCHIARO
District Palm Beach
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

0
Visual Arts
0
Music
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music None
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Media arts Graphics
Visual arts None
World languages taught Spanish

Support

9
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Internet access
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Remediation
Tutoring
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Speech and language impairments
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
Hispanic 40%
White 29%
Black 26%
Two or more races 3%
Asian 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
English learners 17%
Female 50%
N/A 50%
Male 50%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 80%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
2
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
5
Clubs
including: Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Girls sports Cheerleading
Soccer
Boys sports Basketball
Soccer
Boys sports (misc.) ROV, Plywood Regatta Competiti
Girls sports (misc.) ROV/Plywood Regatta Competitio
Clubs Art club
Homework help / Study buddy club
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Clubs (misc.) National Art Honor Society
  After School Tutoring
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 3:15 PM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Volunteer Cafeteria
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Students typically come from these schools The entire county
Students typically continue on to these schools PBC Magnet and regular programs throughout the county

Awards

Community service award Community Service
Year received 2012
Community service award ROV 1st PLace
Year received 2012
Academic award High Performing School
Year received 2012
Academic award Green School of Promise
Year received 2013
Academic award Principal of the Year National Art Educators
Year received 2013

Teachers

15
Staff
including: Security personnel
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Russian
Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Creole

Neighborhood

Transportation options Paid public transportation
Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes

Enrollment

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Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 1000
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 900
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
Students by group FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014