Details overview

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

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Extended / longer school day

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Direct instruction
Individually guided instruction
Project-based
Standards-based

Classes

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

Support

12
Facilities
including: Kitchen
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Outdoor learning lab
Parent involvement center
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Counseling
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education 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
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: Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
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

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Students typically come from these schools Pre-School
  Gompers
Students typically continue on to these schools Ford High School

Teachers

5
Staff
including: Reading specialist
Staff Coach(es)
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

Learn more Http://www.performanceacademies.com/michigan-schools/murphy-performance-academy/
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