Details overview

Hours 7:55 AM - 2:55 AM
School leader Gifford K. Lockley
District Chatham County School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Block scheduling

Academic focus and philosophy

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

Classes

8
Visual Arts
including: Printmaking
8
Music
including: Vocal lessons / coaching
2
Languages
including: Spanish
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
Career and Tech programs Computer programming
Industrial / Graphic Design
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

Support

14
Facilities
including: Art room
College preparation resources (misc.) Dual Enrollment Classes
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
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Mentoring
Tutoring
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
SAT/ACT prep classes
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 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

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 71% 41%
Black 16% 38%
Two or more races 4% 3%
Hispanic 2% 13%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 34% 51%
Male 34% 51%
N/A 66% 49%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 13% 59%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

8
Girls Sports
including: Swimming
7
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
19
Clubs
including: Homework help / Study buddy club
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 (misc.) National Beta Club
  Several Honor Societies
Clubs - language French and Spanish
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Fine Arts specialty area monthly meeting
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
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: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
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 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

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