Details overview

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

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Block scheduling

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
International Baccalaureate (IB)
Montessori
Multi-aged classrooms
Outdoor / Farm-based
Advanced placement (AP) courses

Classes

8
Visual Arts
including: Printmaking
5
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
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
Career and Tech programs None
Media arts Graphics
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught Spanish

Support

11
Facilities
including: Garden / Greenhouse
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
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
College preparation resources College information sessions/fairs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
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 No

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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
Female 56% 49%
N/A 44% 51%
Male 44% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 17% 37%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
5
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
9
Clubs
including: Recycling 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

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

Teachers

14
Staff
including: Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Cooking / nutrition teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Coach(es)
Music teacher
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Robotics / Technology specialist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff French
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Paid 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
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 02/26/2014

Sources

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