Details overview

School leader Tim Urich
District Shawnee Heights School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning Shawnee Heights USD 450 provides quality education that ensures academic achievement for all students and develops caring, productive and responsible citizens. We do this by offering rigorous and diverse academic opportunities while meeting individual student needs.
Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject

Classes

3
Music
including: Orchestra
3
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Orchestra
World languages taught French
German
Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None

Support

10
Facilities
including: Kitchen
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Natural area
Performance stage
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Gifted and talented programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Special education program details Shawnee Heights Middle School has special education programs available to any student who meets the qualifications and has a current Individual Education Program (IEP) on file. Services to these students are provided through inclusion programs, modified curriculum, and individualized instruction in a resource room. Referrals to these programs may be made by teachers, administrators, guidance counselors, parents, or students themselves.
Special education programs Inclusive classroom
Self-contained classroom
Special education resource room
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Deaf-blindness
Deafness
Developmental delay
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Hearing impairments
Cognitive disability
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Traumatic brain injury
Visual impairment, including blindness
Other health impairment
English Language Learner program details The ELL Program is a PreK - 12th Grade program based on individual student need.
English Language Learner programs Push-in model

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 74% 67%
Hispanic 12% 17%
Two or more races 7% 4%
Black 5% 7%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 49% 48%
Male 51% 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 33% 48%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Wrestling
6
Boys Sports
including: Wrestling
4
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Football
Track
Volleyball
Wrestling
Boys sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Football
Track
Volleyball
Wrestling
Clubs Community service
JROTC
Student council / government
Yearbook

Culture

Parent involvement Join PTO / PTA
Approach to addressing and preventing bullying Our school community continues implement the latest research of proven strategies to reduce and address bullying issues in our school. Our school is committed to creating a safe environment in which all people are valued, respected, and treated with dignity.

Teachers

15
Staff
including: Special education coordinator
Staff Assistant principal
Behavioral health specialist
Coach(es)
Educational diagnostician
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
School counselor
School psychologist
Security personnel
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Students new to the district are asked to call their respective school and make an appointment to enroll at their neighborhood school on August 3rd from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Returning students who wish to enroll in person may do so at their school August 2nd from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Students living in district can apply for transfer
Students living outside district can apply for transfer

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012