Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Debra Lach
District Davinci Academy
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Year-round

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Science
Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Gifted / High performing
Individually guided instruction
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
9
Music
including: Orchestra
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Bell / handbell choir
Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
World languages taught Spanish

Support

9
Facilities
including: Internet access
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Gym
Internet access
Library
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
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
White 82% 73%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 7% 6%
Black 6% 9%
Two or more races 3% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 2%
Hispanic 0% 7%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 44% 49%
N/A 56% 51%
Male 56% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 20% 37%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Flag football
6
Boys Sports
including: Flag football
16
Clubs
including: Cub Scouts
Girls sports Basketball
Flag football
Ski
Soccer
Volleyball
Wrestling
Boys sports Basketball
Flag football
Skiing
Soccer
Volleyball
Wrestling
Clubs Art club
Arts and crafts
Book / reading club
Boy Scouts
Chess club
Community service
Cub Scouts
Drama club
Game club
Girl Scouts
Literary magazine
Math club
Science club
Sewing / knitting club
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM

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
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Homeschool
Students typically continue on to these schools Blaine High School
  Anoka High School
  Centennial High School

Awards

Community service award Pennies for Patients
Year received 2012
Academic award Reward School
Year received 2011
Academic award Reward School
Year received 2012

Teachers

15
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Arabic
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner ArtStart

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.davincicharterschool.org
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 01/30/2014
# of applications received 790
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 78
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012