Details overview

Hours 8:20 AM - 3:30 PM
School leader Tamara Johnson
District University Preparatory Academy (Psad)
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

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

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Painting
2
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
0
Languages
Music Instrumental and theory music lessons
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Drama
Media arts Computer animation
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Printmaking
Textiles
World languages taught None

Support

12
Facilities
including: Music room
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Counseling
Remediation
Tutoring
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Multiple disabilities
Other health impairment
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
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

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
African-American 99% 18%
Multiracial 1% 2%
Asian 0% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native n/a 1%
Hispanic n/a 6%
Native Hawaiian n/a 0%
White n/a 69%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 50% 48%
Male 50% 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 84% 48%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Track
3
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
5
Clubs
including: Drama club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Track
Boys sports Basketball
Soccer
Track
Clubs Art club
Community service
Drama club
Foreign language and culture club
Technology club
Clubs - language Spanish
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:50 AM
After school end time 5:30 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools University Prep Academy Middle School
  University Prep Science and Math Middle School

Teachers

11
Staff
including: Robotics / Technology specialist
Staff Art teacher
Coach(es)
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Tutor(s)

Neighborhood

Transportation options Paid public transportation

Enrollment

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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