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Hours 8:00 AM - 3:10 AM
School leader Sherman Wm. Padgett

Programs

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Painting
7
Music
including: Orchestra
3
Languages
including: Chinese - Mandarin
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Business
Foreign languages
Humanities
Mathematics
Medical
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Special Education
Technology
Visual arts
Vocational education
Writing
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Automotive and Bio-Med
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Gifted / High performing
Project-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age Infant

Support

21
Facilities
including: Playground
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
Extra learning resources (misc.) AVID
Level of ESL/ELL programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of the population
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
College preparation resources (misc.) College and Career Center
Vocational or skills-based training Auto mechanics
Business management
Computer programming
Culinary
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Industrial shop
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Swimming pool

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 61% 17%
White 23% 67%
Black 10% 7%
Two or more races 4% 4%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 84% 48%
Female 48% 48%
Male 52% 52%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

13
Girls Sports
including: Tennis
13
Boys Sports
including: Wrestling
24
Clubs
including: Dance club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Diving
Golf
Power lifting / Weight lifting
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Wrestling
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Diving
Football
Golf
Power lifting / Weight lifting
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Wrestling
Clubs - dance Hip hop
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Chess club
Community service
Dance club
DECA
Drama club
Drill team
Drum line
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
Flag girls
Foreign language and culture club
JROTC
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Marching band
National Honor Society (NHS)
Recycling club
SADD
Science club
Step team
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Television / Radio News
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Booster Clubs
Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Marshall Middle School
  Pleasent Valley Middle School
  Horace Mann k-8 Dual Language Magnet

Teachers

22
Staff
including: School social worker / counselor
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options (misc.) Buses based on distance
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process No

Sources

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