Details overview

Hours 8:10 AM - 3:10 PM
School leader Scott Cairo
District Washington-Parks Academy
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 Direct instruction
Hybrid / Blended learning
Independent study
Individually guided instruction
Standards-based

Classes

0
Visual Arts
2
Music
including: Orchestra
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

Support

9
Facilities
including: Music room
Facilities Sports Fields
Cafeteria
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Library
Music room
Performance stage
Extra learning resources (misc.) Tutoring
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
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 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
Female 45% 48%
Male 55% 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 77% 48%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
3
Boys Sports
including: Volleyball
9
Clubs
including: Boy Scouts
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
Clubs (misc.) Mentoring Program
  Urban Swimming Initiative
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 6:30 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

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

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: Speech therapist(s)
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)

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
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