Details overview

Hours 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Darren Yerama
District St. Paul 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 Direct instruction
Hybrid / Blended learning
Individually guided instruction
Multi-aged classrooms
Outdoor / Farm-based
Project-based
Standards-based
Gifted / High performing

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Painting
3
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Spanish

Support

14
Facilities
including: Performance stage
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
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 Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 58% 73%
Black 20% 9%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 11% 6%
Hispanic 9% 7%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 49% 49%
N/A 51% 51%
Male 51% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 35% 37%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
2
Clubs
including: Cub Scouts
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Chess club
Cub Scouts
Clubs (misc.) Lego League
  Destination Imagination
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
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
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 continue on to these schools Ramsey Middle School
  Highland Park Middle School
  Murray Middle School

Teachers

16
Staff
including: School counselor
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Math 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 Arabic
French
Hmong
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner SPCO
  Macalester College
  Cretin Derham HS

Enrollment

Learn more Http://apply.spps.org
Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

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