Details overview

Hours 7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
School leader Phyllis Earls
District Atlanta Public Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Individually guided instruction
Project-based
Standards-based

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
3
Music
including: Band
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Orchestra
Theory
Performing & written arts Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught Spanish

Support

12
Facilities
including: Library
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Playground
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
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 State average
Black 99% 38%
Two or more races n/a 3%
White n/a 41%
Hispanic n/a 13%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 53% 51%
Male 53% 51%
N/A 47% 49%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 98% 59%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

1
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
1
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
1
Clubs
including: Step team
Girls sports Cheerleading
Girls sports (misc.) Step Team
Boys sports Basketball
Boys sports (misc.) Step Team
Clubs Step team
Extended care / Extended programs Before
Before school start time 7:10 AM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Students typically continue on to these schools Coretta Scott King Young Women's Leadership Academy
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Teachers

14
Staff
including: School counselor
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Security personnel
School counselor
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans shared with other schools
Accessible via public transportation
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner St.Paul Episcopal Church
  Georgia Tech

Sources

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