Details overview

Hours 9:00 AM - 3:40 PM
School leader Dolores Cardon
District Jefferson Parish School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Honors track
Gifted / High performing

Classes

0
Visual Arts
0
Music
0
Languages
Music None
Performing & written arts Dance
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught None

Support

9
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Facilities Playground
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Library
Learning lab
Internet access
Computer lab
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Remediation
Mentoring
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 55% 45%
White 29% 47%
Hispanic 9% 4%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 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 48% 49%
N/A 52% 51%
Male 52% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 86% 67%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

1
Girls Sports
including: Tennis
1
Boys Sports
including: Tennis
2
Clubs
including: Dance club
Girls sports Tennis
Boys sports Tennis
Clubs Dance club
Girl Scouts
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:00 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Ruppel Academy for Advanced Studies
  Gretna Middle School

Teachers

10
Staff
including: Special education coordinator
Staff Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Speech therapist(s)
Special education coordinator
School counselor
PE instructor
Math specialist
Librarian / media specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Computer specialist
Assistant principal
World languages spoken by staff Arabic
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans shared with other schools
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Girl Scouts of Louisiana East

Sources

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