Details overview

Hours 8:45am - 2:45pm
School leader Theresa Comparini
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Classical
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Hybrid / Blended learning
Individually guided instruction
Standards-based

Classes

0
Visual Arts
0
Music
2
Languages
including: None
Music None
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught Spanish
None

Support

1
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Facilities Cafeteria
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Students typically come from these schools Local Public Schools

Awards

Community service award National Accreditation
Year received 2012
Academic award Science Fair (2nd Place)
Year received 2005
Academic award PSAE Bowl (1st Place)
Year received 2009
Academic award Illinois Stock Market Game (1st Place)
Year received 2006

Teachers

10
Staff
including: College counselor
Staff Assistant principal
College counselor
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Math specialist
School psychologist
School counselor
Security personnel
Special education coordinator
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes

Enrollment

Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 463
For the year 2011-2012
# of students accepted 200
For the year 2011-2012