Details overview

Hours 7:55 AM - 3:15 PM
School leader Nawal Hamadeh
District Universal Academy
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Year-round

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Mathematics
Science
Arts (all)
Special Education
World languages
Technology
Music
Instructional / curriculum models used Standards-based
Core Knowledge
Project-based
Advanced placement (AP) courses

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Photography
3
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
2
Languages
including: Arabic
Music Instrumental and theory music lessons
Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Drama
Media arts Graphics
Technical design and production
Computer animation
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Photography
Painting
World languages taught French
Arabic
World languages taught (misc.) Arabic

Support

10
Facilities
including: Art room
Facilities Sports Fields
Internet access
Art room
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Library
Audiovisual aids
Kitchen
Playground
Computer lab
Performance stage
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Counseling
Career/college counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Mentoring
College preparation resources SAT/ACT prep classes
College information sessions/fairs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Speech and language impairments
Level of ESL/ELL programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of the population

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 90% 69%
Hispanic 6% 6%
African-American 3% 18%
Multiracial 0% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native n/a 1%
Asian n/a 3%
Native Hawaiian n/a 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 54% 48%
N/A 46% 52%
Male 46% 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 91% 48%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
3
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
7
Clubs
including: Book / reading club
Girls sports Basketball
Volleyball
Boys sports Football
Basketball
Soccer
Clubs Student council / government
Foreign language and culture club
Chess club
Math club
Yearbook
Book / reading club
National Honor Society (NHS)

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Chaperone school trips
Volunteer in the classroom
Join PTO / PTA

Awards

Academic award Skillman Good School
Year received 2007

Teachers

18
Staff
including: School psychologist
Staff Nurse
Coach(es)
Robotics / Technology specialist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
School_counslor
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Reading specialist
Art teacher
PE instructor
Assistant principal
Music teacher
Special education coordinator
School psychologist
Librarian / media specialist
Speech therapist(s)
Computer specialist
Security personnel
Tutor(s)

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students

Enrollment

Learn more Www.universalpsa.org/admissions

Sources

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