Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
School leader Mr. Matthew Rogers
District Atlanta Public Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Environmental
Multiculturalism / Global
Science
Service learning
Instructional / curriculum models used Standards-based
International Baccalaureate (IB)
Gifted / High performing

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Photography
3
Music
including: Orchestra
1
Languages
including: French
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Orchestra
Performing & written arts None
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Architecture
Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Photography
World languages taught French

Support

16
Facilities
including: Science lab
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Learning lab
Library
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Emotional behavioral disabilities
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
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
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
White 38% 41%
Black 28% 38%
Hispanic 23% 13%
Two or more races 2% 3%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 22% 7%
Female 46% 51%
Male 46% 51%
N/A 54% 49%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 42% 59%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Cross country
5
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
10
Clubs
including: Girls on the Run
Girls sports Cross country
Golf
Gymnastics
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Soccer
Tennis
Boys sports Golf
Gymnastics
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Soccer
Tennis
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Chess club
Cub Scouts
Girl Scouts
Girls on the Run
Recycling club
Robotics club
Student council / government
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) Chess
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Sutton Middle School
  Various private schools in Atlanta area

Teachers

16
Staff
including: Tutor(s)
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Arabic
French
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Accessible via public transportation
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Agape Center
Partner website Http://agapeatlanta.org
Partner La Amistad
Partner website Http://www.laamistadinc.org
Partner Computers for Youth
Partner website Http://cfy.org

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.atlantapublicschools.us/site/Default.aspx?PageID=342
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