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Hours 8:30 AM - 4:00 AM
School leader Keisla Andretta Tisdel
District Atlanta Public Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
4
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
2
Languages
including: French
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Jazz band
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Dance
Media arts Graphics
Visual arts None
Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Photography
World languages taught French
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Foreign languages
Mathematics
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Special Education
Technology
Visual arts
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Hybrid / Blended learning
Honors track
Independent study
Individually guided instruction
Internships
Multi-aged classrooms
Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Virtual school
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages French
Spanish

Support

18
Facilities
including: Music room
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
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
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Hearing impairments
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Other
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Parent center
Performance stage
Science lab

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 98% 37%
Hispanic 1% 12%
Two or more races 0% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
White 0% 44%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 89% 59%
Female 49% 49%
Male 51% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

9
Girls Sports
including: Lacrosse
8
Boys Sports
including: Baseball
14
Clubs
including: Technology club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Tennis
Track
Clubs Art club
Arts and crafts
Boy Scouts
Chess club
Debate
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
Girl Scouts
Robotics club
Science club
Special Olympics
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Technology club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school

Teachers

22
Staff
including: Math specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Buses / vans shared with other schools
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Clark TRIO
  GA Tech
  Staples
  Saving Our Sons and Sisters International

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.atlanta.k12.ga.us/Domain/803
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012