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Hours 8:05 AM - 3:15 PM
School leader Bonnie L Wishne
Transportation options None

Programs

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Textiles
4
Music
including: Band
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Visual arts Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Textiles
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Service learning
Instructional / curriculum models used Hybrid / Blended learning
Montessori
Multi-aged classrooms
Project-based
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Experiential Learning
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

10
Facilities
including: Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming None
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Learning lab
Library
Music room
Playground

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 51% 18%
White 30% 51%
Two or more races 11% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 4%
Hispanic 3% 24%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
5
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
6
Clubs
including: Robotics club
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
Soccer
Track
Clubs Chess club
Drama club
Homework help / Study buddy club
Literary magazine
Robotics club
Student newspaper
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 5:45 PM
Before school start time 7:15 AM

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Join the Ancona Parent Organization
Dress code None
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools Walter Payton College Prep
  Jones College Prep
  Whitney Young Magnet High School

Teachers

11
Staff
including: Librarian / media specialist
Staff Art teacher
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
School psychologist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff French
Italian
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Https://www.anconaschool.org/podium/default.aspx?t=137649&rc=1
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $15000
Tuition range (high) $18000
For the year 2013-2014
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012