Details overview

Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Extended / longer school day
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Religious
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Individually guided instruction
Standards-based

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
3
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
4
Languages
including: French
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Drama
Creative writing
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
German
Spanish

Support

17
Facilities
including: Gym
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Computer lab
Gym
Industrial shop
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Extra learning resources Remediation
Acceleration
Mentoring
Counseling
Career/college counseling
Differentiated learning programs
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming None

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age Infant

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 93% 72%
Black 2% 12%
Multiracial 2% 4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2% 0%
Asian 1% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 9%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Cross country
4
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
4
Clubs
including: Chess club
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Golf
Soccer
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Golf
Soccer
Clubs Chess club
Community service
Math club
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) American Heritage Girls
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 6:00 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement 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
School mascot Soldiers
School colors Red, White, Blue
Students typically come from these schools ACS EduCare
Students typically continue on to these schools College/University

Awards

Community service award Operation Love
Year received 2012
Community service award Toys for Tots
Year received 2011

Teachers

14
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Art teacher
Assistant principal
College counselor
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
School counselor
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Anderson Public Library
  Anderson Community Schools
  Lindberg Rd. Church of Christ

Enrollment

Type of application deadline Rolling
Application fee waivers available? Yes
Tuition range (low) $2000
Tuition range (high) $5000
For the year 2012-2013
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Voucher
Vouchers accepted Yes
# of applications received 214
For the year 2011-2012
# of students accepted 208
For the year 2011-2012

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012