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Hours 8:45 AM - 4:30 AM
School leader Malon Harris
District Michigan Educational Choice Center
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

0
Visual Arts
0
Music
0
Languages
Music None
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught None
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Direct instruction
Individually guided instruction
Project-based
Standards-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Extended / longer school day
Early childhood program offered No

Support

12
Facilities
including: Art room
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Counseling
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Outdoor learning lab
Parent center
Playground
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
African-American 98% 18%
White 1% 69%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hispanic 0% 6%
Asian 0% 3%
Multiracial n/a 2%
Native Hawaiian n/a 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 46% 48%
Male 54% 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 83% 48%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
6
Clubs
including: Book / reading club
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Book / reading club
Community service
Gardening
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Math club
Student council / government
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Pre-School
  Gompers
Students typically continue on to these schools Ford High School

Teachers

5
Staff
including: Math specialist
Staff Instructional aide / coach
Math specialist
Reading specialist
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Brightmoor Alliance
  University of Michigan - Music Program

Enrollment

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Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 50
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 75
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

Student diversity MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012
  MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013