Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
School leader Ms. Angela Underwood
District Education Achievement Authority Of Michigan
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Year-round
Block scheduling

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Virtual school

Classes

0
Visual Arts
2
Music
including: Band
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Dance
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught Spanish

Support

15
Facilities
including: Garden / Greenhouse
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Music room
Parent involvement center
Playground
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
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 Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
African-American 100% 18%
White 0% 69%
American Indian/Alaska Native n/a 1%
Multiracial n/a 2%
Hispanic n/a 6%
Asian n/a 3%
Native Hawaiian n/a 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 47% 48%
Male 53% 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 83% 48%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
1
Boys Sports
including: Baseball
12
Clubs
including: Science club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Boys sports Baseball
Clubs Cub Scouts
Dance club
Drama club
Gardening
Girl Scouts
Homework help / Study buddy club
Science club
Sewing / knitting club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Technology club
Television / Radio News
Clubs (misc.) Lady Diamonds
  Pride Mentoring
  Glee Club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
Before school start time 7:35 AM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Students typically continue on to these schools Central Collegiate Academy
  Denby High School
  Southeastern

Awards

Academic award Voted Number 3 in Academic Performace in Detroit

Teachers

17
Staff
including: PE instructor
Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Gardening teacher
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School counselor
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)

Neighborhood

Transportation options Paid public transportation
Buses / vans provided for students
Transportation provided for special education students

Enrollment

Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

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