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Hours 8:30 AM - 3:10 PM
School leader Christina Beck
District Great River School
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

8
Visual Arts
including: Printmaking
5
Music
including: Chamber music
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Graphics
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
International Baccalaureate (IB)
Montessori
Multi-aged classrooms
Outdoor / Farm-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Block scheduling
Early childhood program offered No

Support

11
Facilities
including: Performance stage
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
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 Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
College preparation resources College presentations or information sessions
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Vocational or skills-based training None
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Kitchen
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 86% 73%
Hispanic 4% 7%
Black 4% 9%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 6%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 17% 37%
Female 56% 49%
Male 44% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
5
Boys Sports
including: Cross country
9
Clubs
including: Homework help / Study buddy club
Girls sports Cheerleading
Cross country
Soccer
Ultimate
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Football
Soccer
Ultimate Frisbee
Clubs Community service
Gardening
Homework help / Study buddy club
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Literary magazine
Model UN
Recycling club
Robotics club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
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
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes

Teachers

14
Staff
including: Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Cooking / nutrition teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Instructional aide / coach
Music teacher
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Robotics / Technology specialist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff French
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Passes / tokens provided for public transportation
Transportation options (misc.) St. Paul bus route
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Eco Education
Partner website Http://www.ecoeducation.org

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.greatriverschool.org
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 02/26/2014

Sources

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