Details overview

School leader Johnny Dodge
District Grandview C-4 School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Direct instruction
Individually guided instruction
Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Teacher-run
Therapeutic

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
3
Music
including: Jazz band
0
Languages
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Jazz band
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts Sculpture
Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught None

Support

13
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Facilities Performance stage
Music room
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Library
Internet access
Gym
Computer lab
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Art room
Sports Fields
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Remediation
Mentoring
Differentiated learning programs
Counseling
Career/college counseling
Acceleration
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Developmental delay
Visual impairment, including blindness
Speech and language impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Other health impairment
Orthopedic impairments
Multiple disabilities
Deafness
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Cognitive disability
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

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 37% 74%
Black 35% 17%
Hispanic 23% 5%
Two or more races 3% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 49% 48%
N/A 51% 52%
Male 51% 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 69% 45%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
5
Boys Sports
including: Wrestling
10
Clubs
including: Marching band
Girls sports Volleyball
Track
Cross country
Cheerleading
Basketball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Football
Track
Wrestling
Clubs Art club
Boy Scouts
Flag girls
Girl Scouts
Marching band
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
Before
Before school start time 7:00 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Organize cultural events
Join PTO / PTA
Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Belvidere Elementary
  Butcher Greene Elementary
Students typically continue on to these schools Grandview High School

Awards

Academic award Accredited with Distinction
Year received 2013

Teachers

15
Staff
including: Math specialist
Staff Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Speech therapist(s)
Special education coordinator
School counselor
Robotics / Technology specialist
PE instructor
Nurse
Music teacher
Math specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Coach(es)
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Art teacher
Assistant principal
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
Korean
German

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Wal-Mart
  Target
  Grandview Assitance Program

Enrollment

Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 800
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 800
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

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