Details overview

Hours 7:40 AM - 2:10 PM
School leader Derek J. Morrison
District Chicopee School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Business
World languages
Humanities
Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Science
Special Education
Visual arts
Career and Tech (vocational)
Instructional / curriculum models used Adult education
Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Direct instruction
Honors track
Independent study
Individually guided instruction
Internships
Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Virtual school

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
3
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
2
Languages
including: Chinese - Mandarin
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Jazz band
Performing & written arts Poetry
Drama
Creative writing
Career and Tech programs Auto mechanics
Business management
Computer programming
Construction / Building
Culinary
Electrical
Industrial / Graphic Design
IT support
Welding certification
Media arts Video and film production
Technical design and production
Graphics
Computer animation
None
Visual arts Sculpture
Photography
Painting
Ceramics
Architecture
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
Spanish

Support

17
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Industrial shop
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Music room
Performance stage
Science lab
Swimming pool
Extra learning resources Remediation
Mentoring
Differentiated learning programs
Counseling
Career/college counseling
Tutoring
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
SAT/ACT prep classes
Community college courses
College information sessions/fairs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Multiple disabilities
Specific learning disabilities
Developmental delay
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 Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 73% 67%
Hispanic 19% 16%
Black 3% 8%
Two or more races 2% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 46% 49%
Male 54% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 46% 35%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

13
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
15
Boys Sports
including: Tennis
23
Clubs
including: Drama club
Girls sports Volleyball
Track
Tennis
Swimming
Softball
Soccer
Lacrosse
Ice hockey
Gymnastics
Golf
Diving
Cheerleading
Basketball
Boys sports Cross country
Cheerleading
Baseball
Diving
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Wrestling
Clubs Anime club
Art club
Book / reading club
Chess club
Debate
Drama club
Foreign language and culture club
Homework help / Study buddy club
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Marching band
Math club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Recycling club
Robotics club
SADD
Science club
Special Olympics
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Technology club
Television / Radio News
Woodshop
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 3:15 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Organize fundraising events
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Students typically come from these schools Bellamy Middle School
  Fairview Veterans Memorial Middle School

Teachers

24
Staff
including: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Behavioral health specialist
College counselor
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)
Mandarin
French
German
Russian
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes

Sources

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