Details overview

Hours 07:50 AM - 03:00 PM
School leader Kay Frey
District Cobb County School District
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Extended / longer school day
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Mathematics
Science
Instructional / curriculum models used Standards-based
Gifted / High performing

Classes

0
Visual Arts
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
3
Languages
including: French
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
German

Support

10
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Gifted
Extra learning resources Counseling
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
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 47% 38%
White 33% 41%
Hispanic 9% 13%
Two or more races 6% 3%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 6% 7%
Female 48% 51%
Male 48% 51%
N/A 52% 49%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 23% 59%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: PE classes
2
Boys Sports
including: PE classes
8
Clubs
including: Yearbook
Girls sports Cheerleading
PE classes
Volleyball
Boys sports PE classes
Volleyball
Clubs Arts and crafts
Chess club
Girl Scouts
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Math club
Robotics club
Science club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 06:00 AM
After school end time 06:30 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
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

Awards

Academic award Georgia School of Excellence in Student Achievment
Year received 2012

Teachers

10
Staff
including: Librarian / media specialist
Staff Assistant principal
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Walmart
  Chick-fil-A
  Vulcan
  Liberty Mutual
  LearningRX

Enrollment

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Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
# of applications received 881
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 110
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

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