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Hours 8:15 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Dr. Catherine Raaflaub
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
2
Music
including: Band
3
Languages
including: French
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Improv
Media arts Graphics
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Foreign languages
Humanities
Mathematics
Multiculturalism / Global
Performing arts
Service learning
Technology
Visual arts
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
International Baccalaureate (IB)
Project-based
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

16
Facilities
including: Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Counseling
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming None
Level of special education programming None
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 39% 18%
White 36% 51%
Two or more races 13% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 7% 4%
Hispanic 4% 24%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
7
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
11
Clubs
including: Art club
Girls sports Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Flag football
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Volleyball
Clubs Art club
Arts and crafts
Chess club
Mock trial competition club
Model UN
Recycling club
Robotics club
Science club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 7:00 AM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school

Teachers

11
Staff
including: Librarian / media specialist
Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Gardening teacher
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
French
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.morganparkacademy.org/page.cfm?p=379
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $14000
Tuition range (high) $20000
For the year 2012-2013
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid
Outside scholarships

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012