Details overview

Hours 8:10 AM - 3:05 PM
School leader Dr. Logan Lightfoot
District West Platte County R-Ii School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Business
World languages
Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Special Education
Technology
Visual arts
Career and Tech (vocational)
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Independent study
Multi-aged classrooms
Outdoor / Farm-based
Project-based
Standards-based

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Photography
5
Music
including: Theory
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Poetry
Career and Tech programs Auto mechanics
Construction / Building
Culinary
HVAC
IT support
Welding certification
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
World languages taught Spanish

Support

18
Facilities
including: Art room
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Read 180, AP, Dual Credit
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
SAT/ACT prep classes
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Other health impairment
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Visual impairment, including blindness
Developmental delay
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 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 3 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 96% 74%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Hispanic 1% 5%
Two or more races 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Black 0% 17%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 45% 48%
N/A 55% 52%
Male 55% 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 25% 45%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

7
Girls Sports
including: Cross country
6
Boys Sports
including: Cross country
8
Clubs
including: National Honor Society (NHS)
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Softball
Track
Volleyball
Wrestling
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Football
Track
Wrestling
Clubs Book / reading club
Community service
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
Girls on the Run
National Honor Society (NHS)
Science club
Student council / government
Clubs (misc.) Future Farmers of America
  Academic Bowl
  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 fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school

Teachers

20
Staff
including: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
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 Yes
Partner Rotary
  Farmer's House
Partner website Www.thefarmershouse.org
Partner Weston Chamber of Commerce
Partner website Www.westonmo.com

Enrollment

Learn more Http://wpsd.net/enrollment
Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 36
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 36
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

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