Details overview

Hours 9:25 AM - 3:45 AM
School leader Scott Thomas
District Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Music
Science
Visual arts
Instructional / curriculum models used STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
7
Music
including: Theory
0
Languages
Music Band
Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Theory
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Visual arts Printmaking
Photography
Painting
Drawing / Sketching
Design
Ceramics
World languages taught None

Support

16
Facilities
including: Gym
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Multiple disabilities
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 Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 54% 73%
Black 17% 9%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 14% 6%
Hispanic 10% 7%
Two or more races 4% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 53% 49%
N/A 47% 51%
Male 47% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 30% 37%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
2
Clubs
including: Robotics club
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Robotics club
Student council / government
Extended care / Extended programs After
Before
Before school start time 6:00 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) S.T.E.A.M. Room Volunteer
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Dakota Hills Middle School
  Blackhawk Middle School

Awards

Academic award Magnet School of Excellence - Magnet Schools of America
Year received 2014
Academic award Magnet School of Excellence - Magnet Schools of America
Year received 2013
Academic award Magnet School of Distinction - Magnet Schools of America
Year received 2012

Teachers

18
Staff
including: Math specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
Hmong
Arabic

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Transportation provided for special education students
Transportation options (misc.) Magent School Transportation
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Science Museum of Minnesota
  Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
  Bell Museum
  Eagan Art House
  Minneapolis Institute of Art

Enrollment

Learn more Www.district196.org
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 01/14/2015
# of applications received 210
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 72
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

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