Details overview

Hours 8:55 AM - 3:30 PM
School leader Dr. Jim Hebeisen
District Hopkins Public School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Gifted / High performing
Reggio Emilia
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
3
Music
including: Orchestra
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Poetry
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture
World languages taught Spanish

Support

13
Facilities
including: Music room
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Playground
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
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 Intensive - school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of the population

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 51% 73%
Black 24% 9%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 8% 6%
Two or more races 8% 2%
Hispanic 8% 7%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 47% 49%
N/A 53% 51%
Male 53% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 42% 37%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: None
3
Boys Sports
including: None
2
Clubs
including: Chess club
Girls sports None
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports None
Track
Volleyball
Clubs Chess club
Television / Radio News
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 6:45 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Hopkins North Junior High
  Hopkins West Junior High

Awards

Academic award Bronze Award in the Healthier US School Challenge
Year received 2013
Academic award U of M Human RIghts Award for Addressing the Achievement Gap
Year received 2011

Teachers

16
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.hopkinsschools.org/parentsstudents/enrollment-registration/register-school
Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

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