Details overview

Hours 08:55 AM - 04:05 PM
School leader Chris Shearer
District Fulton County School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Core Knowledge
Gifted / High performing
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Painting
3
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Orchestra
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
World languages taught French
Spanish

Support

10
Facilities
including: Music room
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Industrial shop
Library
Music room
Natural area
Performance stage
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Counseling
Special education programs Inclusive classroom
Self-contained classroom
Special education resource room
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Developmental delay
Cognitive disability
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
English Language Learner programs Integrated group classrooms
Push-in model
Self-contained ELL classrooms
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 33% 38%
Hispanic 31% 13%
White 29% 41%
Two or more races 3% 3%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 10% 7%
Female 49% 51%
Male 49% 51%
N/A 51% 49%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 56% 59%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

7
Girls Sports
including: Track
8
Boys Sports
including: Gymnastics
20
Clubs
including: Art club
Girls sports Basketball
Gymnastics
Kickball
Soccer
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Flag football
Gymnastics
Kickball
Soccer
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Clubs Anime club
Art club
Book / reading club
Chess club
Community service
Drama club
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
Game club
Homework help / Study buddy club
Model UN
Recycling club
Robotics club
Science club
Special Olympics
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Technology club
Television / Radio News
Foreign language and culture club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Students typically come from these schools Hillside ES
  River Eves ES
  Esther Jackson ES
Students typically continue on to these schools Centennial HS

Teachers

12
Staff
including: Gifted Specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Coach(es)
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
School counselor
School psychologist
Security personnel
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff French
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Project Lift
  Girls Inc.

Enrollment

Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

Student diversity GA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
Students by group GA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
  NCES, 2011-2012