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Hours 8:10 AM - 3:10 PM
School leader Scott Cairo
District Washington-Parks Academy
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

0
Visual Arts
2
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Instrumental and theory music lessons
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Dance
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Direct instruction
Hybrid / Blended learning
Independent study
Individually guided instruction
Standards-based
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Blended learning
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered No

Support

9
Facilities
including: Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Extra learning resources (misc.) Tutoring
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 Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Facilities Sports Fields
Cafeteria
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Library
Music room
Performance stage

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
African-American 97% 18%
Multiracial 2% 2%
Hispanic 1% 6%
White 0% 69%
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
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 77% 48%
Female 45% 48%
Male 55% 52%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Flag football
3
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
9
Clubs
including: Dance club
Clubs (misc.) Mentoring Program
  Urban Swimming Initiative
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Flag football
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Flag football
Volleyball
Clubs Boy Scouts
Chess club
Dance club
Girl Scouts
Homework help / Study buddy club
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Student council / government
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 6:30 AM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes

Awards

Academic award Excellent Schools Detroit Top 10 Charter
Year received 2011
Academic award Excellent Schools Detroit Top 10 Charter
Year received 2010
Academic award Excellent Schools Detroit Top 10 Charter
Year received 2009

Teachers

11
Staff
including: Special education coordinator
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist

Neighborhood

Transportation options Accessible via public transportation
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner YMCA Urban Swim Initiative
Partner website Http://ymcadetroit.org/boll/social-responsibility/social-services/detroit-swims-initiative

Enrollment

Learn more Http://wpa.cornerstonecharters.org/admissions/overview
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

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