Details overview

What does this school offer? Arts? Sports? Share what you know »

Programs

Classes

8
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
8
Music
including: Band
2
Languages
including: French
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Rock band
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Media arts Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught French
Spanish
World languages taught (misc.) Portuguese
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Science
Technology
Visual arts
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Hybrid / Blended learning
Honors track
Internships
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Virtual school
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) 24 Advanced Placement Classes
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Block scheduling
Early childhood program offered No

Support

14
Facilities
including: Auditorium
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Mentoring
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of the population
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
SAT/ACT prep classes
College preparation resources (misc.) Dual Enrollment Classes
Vocational or skills-based training Computer programming
Industrial / Graphic Design
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Library
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Science lab

Dig deeper

School cultural diversity1

How important is cultural diversity?

Learn how cultural diversity can affect your child's education.


Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 69% 44%
Black 18% 37%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 3%
Two or more races 3% 3%
Hispanic 3% 12%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
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 13% 59%
Female 65% 49%
Male 35% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

8
Girls Sports
including: Swimming
7
Boys Sports
including: Wrestling
19
Clubs
including: National Honor Society (NHS)
Clubs (misc.) National Beta Club
  Several Honor Societies
Girls sports Cross country
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Wrestling
Boys sports Cross country
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Wrestling
Boys sports (misc.) Wrestling
Clubs Art club
Chess club
Community service
Drama club
Foreign language and culture club
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
Homework help / Study buddy club
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Literary magazine
Math club
Mock trial competition club
Model UN
National Honor Society (NHS)
Recycling club
Robotics club
Science club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Clubs - language French and Spanish
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Fine Arts specialty area monthly meeting
Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Garrison Performing Arts K-8
  Coastal and Ellis Schools, Ogelthorpe Charter,
  Several Savannah area private schools
Students typically continue on to these schools University of Georgia
  Georgia Southern University
  Savannah College of Arts and Design (SCAD)

Awards

Academic award US News and World Report
Year received 2014
Academic award Newsweek
Year received 2014
Academic award National Blue Ribbon School

Teachers

15
Staff
including: Security personnel
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Security personnel
School social worker / counselor
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff French
Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Portugese

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans shared with other schools
Transportation options (misc.) Parking for student drivers
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Savannah Collee of Art and Design (SCAD)
  McDonald's Corporation
  LifeBridge Church

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 02/08/2013
# of applications received 550
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 220
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

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