Details overview

Hours 7:30 AM - 2:20 PM
School leader Edith Dozier
District Jefferson Parish School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Honors track
Standards-based
Gifted / High performing

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Photography
4
Music
including: Band
0
Languages
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Jazz band
Theory
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Technical design and production
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
World languages taught None

Support

13
Facilities
including: Science lab
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Music room
Parent involvement center
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Remediation
Acceleration
Mentoring
Counseling
Career/college counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Deafness
Multiple disabilities
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Visual impairment, including blindness
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 55% 45%
White 18% 47%
Hispanic 17% 4%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 7% 1%
Two or more races 2% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 49% 49%
Male 51% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 88% 67%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
6
Boys Sports
including: Baseball
4
Clubs
including: Anime club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Soccer
Softball
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Football
Soccer
Track
Wrestling
Clubs Anime club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Student council / government
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) Library Club
  Multicultural Club
  Academic Games

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Solis Elementary
  William Hart Elementary
  Shirley Johnson Gretna Park Elementary
Students typically continue on to these schools Helen Cox High School
  West Jefferson High School

Awards

Academic award School of Recognized academic Growth
Year received 2009
Academic award School of Exemplary Academic Growth
Year received 2012

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Kiwanis Club
  Target
  Raising Cane's
  Jefferson Parish Public Library
  New Orleans Hornets

Sources

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