Details overview

Hours 7:45 AM - 2:15 PM
School leader Dr. LaShawn McMillan

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Direct instruction
Individually guided instruction
Outdoor / Farm-based
Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Gifted / High performing

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
3
Music
including: Orchestra
2
Languages
including: None
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Orchestra
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts Painting
Drawing / Sketching
Ceramics
World languages taught German
None
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered German

Support

9
Facilities
including: Gym
Facilities Cafeteria
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Extra learning resources (misc.) Tutorial Program
Extra learning resources Remediation
Mentoring
Differentiated learning programs
Acceleration
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Multiple disabilities
Other health impairment
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Developmental delay
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 Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 46% 41%
Hispanic 26% 13%
Black 15% 38%
Two or more races 6% 3%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 18% 7%
Female 51% 51%
Male 51% 51%
N/A 49% 49%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 44% 59%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

1
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
7
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Girls sports Cheerleading
Girls sports (misc.) Run Club
Boys sports (misc.) Run Club
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Chess club
Cub Scouts
Girl Scouts
Science club
Student council / government
Clubs (misc.) Run Club
  Beta Club
  Leadership Roundtable
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Provide School Tours
Parent involvement Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Chamblee Middle School
  Chamblee Charter High School

Awards

Academic award Third Place - Divison I Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl
Year received 2012
Academic award Third Pace - County Spelling Bee Winner
Year received 2012
Academic award Honor Orchestra Participation
Year received 2012

Teachers

12
Staff
including: Nurse
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
School psychologist
School counselor
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options (misc.) School Bus
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Ashford Park Education Foundation
Partner website Www.ashfordparkschool.com
Partner Brookhaven Bolt
  YMCA
  Boys and Girls Club

Sources

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