Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Debra J. Roberson
District State-Sponsored Charter Schools
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Business
Special Education
Social justice
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Standards-based
Advanced placement (AP) courses

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Design
3
Music
including: Jazz band
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Jazz band
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Poetry
Career and Tech programs Pre-law
Media arts Graphics
Technical design and production
Visual arts Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
World languages taught Spanish

Support

14
Facilities
including: Learning lab
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Computer lab
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Performance stage
Playground
Swimming pool
Cafeteria
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
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
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 No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 50% 37%
Hispanic 19% 40%
Black 18% 10%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 7% 1%
Two or more races 3% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 53% 49%
Male 47% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 26% 54%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

7
Girls Sports
including: Gymnastics
6
Boys Sports
including: Football
5
Clubs
including: Boy Scouts
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Gymnastics
Power lifting / Weight lifting
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Football
Gymnastics
Soccer
Volleyball
Girls sports (misc.) Basketball
Clubs Boy Scouts
Dance club
Drum line
Homework help / Study buddy club
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) Bowling
Extended care / Extended programs After
Before
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
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
Students typically come from these schools CCSD

Teachers

20
Staff
including: Speech therapist(s)
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner YMCA
Partner website Www.lasvegasymca.org

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.questacademylv.com/
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
# of applications received 1200
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 900
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

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