Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Tami Doig
Type Religious
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Religious / Parochial Yes
Religious affiliation Calvinist
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used None

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
1
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught Spanish
World languages taught (misc.) Sign Language

Support

14
Facilities
including: Art room
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Science lab
Computer lab
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Tutoring
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 None

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 35% 51%
Black 32% 18%
Two or more races 17% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 10% 4%
Hispanic 5% 24%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
3
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
3
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Fencing
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Boys sports Basketball
Fencing
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Boys sports (misc.) Running
Girls sports (misc.) Running
Clubs Chess club
Student council / government
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:30 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

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 in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Selective Enrollment High Schools
  Private High Schools
  Magnet/Charter Schools

Teachers

7
Staff
including: Tutor(s)
Staff Art teacher
Coach(es)
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Near South Planning Board
Partner website Http://www.nspb.org
Partner Rotary South Loop
Partner website Http://www.rotary.org
Partner Prairie District Neighborhood Association
Partner website Http://pdna.org

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.daystarschool.com/apply.html
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $10000
Tuition range (high) $11000
For the year 2013-2014
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012