Details overview

Hours 08:00 AM - 2:45 and 3:00
School leader Maris Elder
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Block scheduling
Homeroom/advisory
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school College preparatory
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning At Walden, academic, cultural, and religious differences are acknowledged, respected, and celebrated. We give students the knowledge, skills and values to succeed and accept responsibility in their lives. In partnership with families, Walden fosters academic and intellectual development, complemented by a focus for moral, physical and psychological growth. Development in these areas is necessary to play an effective role in today’s multicultural society.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Science
Technology
Visual arts
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Honors track

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Design
3
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
14
AP Classes
including: English Language and Composition
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Theory
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Career and Tech programs None
Media arts Graphics
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish
AP classes offered Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition
Environmental Science
European History
Human Geography
Physics 1: Algebra-Based
Spanish Language and Culture
Studio Art: 2-D Design
Studio Art: Drawing
United States History

Support

14
Facilities
including: Sports Fields
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
College / career center
Computer lab
Gym
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Counseling
Tutoring
College preparation resources College/career counseling
College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
SAT/ACT prep classes

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 71% 81%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 10% 1%
Two or more races 9% 2%
Black 6% 11%
Hispanic 4% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

11
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
12
Boys Sports
including: Kickball
17
Clubs
including: Homework help / Study buddy club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Fencing
Golf
Intramurals
Kickball
Soccer
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Fencing
Golf
Intramurals
Kickball
PE classes
Power lifting / Weight lifting
Soccer
Tennis
Track
Clubs Art club
Boy Scouts
Chess club
Community service
Debate
Drama club
Girl Scouts
Homework help / Study buddy club
It's Academic
Math club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Recycling club
Student council / government
Technology club
Television / Radio News
Foreign language and culture club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Catholic
  Public
  Other private
Students typically continue on to these schools All over the country.
Parent involvement details At Walden, our doors are always open to our families. We encourage a high level of involvement and provide opportunities for all parents, no matter what their schedule, to participate in their child’s school experience.

Awards

Academic award Scholastic Art Award – 1 Gold & 2 Silver Keys, 2 Honorable Mentions, and an American Vision’s Nominee.
Year received 2015
Academic award Kentucky Association for Academic Competition (“KAAC”) Elementary (grades 4 & 5) District Quick Recall Champions
Year received 2015
Academic award State & National Duke University Talent Identification Program (“Duke TIP”) Recognition
Year received 2015

Teachers

8
Staff
including: School counselor
Staff Coach(es)
College counselor
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
Reading specialist
School counselor
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Russian
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Walden Student Profile: - Demonstrate a willingness to work hard - Are college-bound and motivated to achieve that goal - Appreciate and respect diversity in classmates - Possess a potential for success and respond well to personal attention from teachers - Are respectful and demonstrate sensitivity to others - Thrive in an environment in which the ability to make good choices is important
Learn more Http://www.walden-school.org/become-a-wolverine/
Application requirements Application
Application fee
Entrance exam
Recommendations
Transcript
Tuition range (low) $13,775
Tuition range (high) $15,900
For the year 2015-2016
Financial aid offered School-based aid

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012