Details overview

Hours 8:15 AM - 2:45 PM
School leader Barbara Melnick
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Special Education
Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Hybrid / Blended learning
Independent study
Individually guided instruction
Internships
Multi-aged classrooms
Outdoor / Farm-based
Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Printmaking
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
2
Languages
including: French
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
World languages taught French
Spanish

Support

13
Facilities
including: Science lab
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Other health impairment
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
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 None

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 97% 92%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 3% 0%
Black 0% 3%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Hispanic 0% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
13
Clubs
including: Cooking club
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Arts and crafts
Book / reading club
Chess club
Cooking club
Community service
Drama club
Game club
Gardening
Homework help / Study buddy club
Math club
Robotics club
Student newspaper
Yoga club
Extended care / Extended programs After

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school

Teachers

19
Staff
including: School counselor
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Gardening teacher
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation options Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Compass Project
Partner website Http://compassproject.org/site/
Partner Portland Arts & Technology High School
Partner website Http://paths.mainecte.org/
Partner Walnut Hill Equestrian Center
Partner website Http://walnuthill.wix.com/whec
Partner Mr. & Mrs. Fish Marine Education
Partner website Http://www.mrandmrsfish.com/

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.aucociscoschool.org/admissions
Type of application deadline Rolling
Financial aid offered Outside scholarships
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012