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Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas

Charter | K-12 | 1200 students

Math, Science and College Prep
 
 

 
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4 stars

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2014:
Based on 10 ratings
2013:
Based on 18 ratings
2012:
Based on 10 ratings
2011:
Based on 2 ratings

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Posted December 1, 2010

this school is amazing. They emphasize the importance of learning to each child and parent. The education my child has received is amazing in every way. I have spoken to parents that have allowed their children to leave this school in favor of public high schools and they are very disappointed. Wouldn't change a thing.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 30, 2010

I switched my children to this school because I believed public was failing them. This is the best thing I've ever done for my children. Unlike many parents who switched to this school I switched because my one child was struggling at public. I fought for intervention at everyone kept saying he was fine even though his grades continued to slip. At Coral his grades have improved dramatically and more importantly I feel like he is learning and progressing again. The teachers intervene if they see trouble. The homework load is very challenging. This school is much more work if you have a child who is not an academic achiever. With that, my kids are both happy and thriving. This is the best thing I've ever done for my children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 9, 2010

Their vision and comitment to teach students for a successful future.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 9, 2010

Science programs are great, because it give the kids the opportunity to explore and use their imagination. specially if they love experimenting .
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 8, 2010

Because my child learn a lot!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 7, 2010

The curriculum is better than public school, and less expensive than private school. In addition, the class is small around 18-20 children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 7, 2010

My children have been in the elementary school for two years and I feel very fortunate to be a part of the school. The curriculum is challenging and exceptional. The teachers and staff are excellent. My children are doing very well at the school and are very happy. I can't say enough good things about Coral Academy Las Vegas.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 6, 2010

an excellent school.have seen and taught in innumerable schools but none come near this.wonderful in every way,teachers,administration,attitute,policies,setup curriculum EVERYTHING.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted November 6, 2010

I love Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas because it provides my granddaughter, Kamila Simmons, an excellent education!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 6, 2010

I love my child's school!! The teachers individualize the lesson plans to the child's need, not where everyone else is! My daughter's skills have been increased, and she loves the social and educational oppurtunities.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 6, 2010

Great community vibe. Great teaching staff. Kids come home excited about their experience.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 6, 2010

Great school with a great curriculum, intent on each childs education.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 5, 2010

The teachers are passionate- from the art teacher, music teacher, home room teachers, computer teacher... we are very happy here.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 5, 2010

Because it excels in academia
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 5, 2010

It ofers a unique learning environment with fewer students per class than many other schools. It provides children with the tools they will need to be successful in the future.


Posted November 5, 2010

I love Coral Academy of Science because both of my children are getting great educations!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 25, 2010

Excellent school, great curriculum, wonderful teachers, awesome clubs, fantastic specials....coming from a public and a magnet school, this school is the Best.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 24, 2010

coral academy has been a wonderful asset especially our science teacher and social studies teacher, we have so many clubs here!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 19, 2010

They focus on the the students and not the politics! The kids come first!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 19, 2010

This is our first year at Coral and my son love the challenge. He like the fact that even if he is in 3rd he is doing 4th or higher grade work. As a parent he as learned a lot in this last 3 months of school.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 60% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
78%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nevada used the Criterion Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2013.

131 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 71% in 2013.

131 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
77%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nevada used the Criterion Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

131 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
52%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 66% in 2013.

131 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
54%
Science

The state average for Science was 61% in 2013.

131 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
68%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 44% in 2011.

128 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
49%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nevada used the Criterion Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 49% in 2013.

139 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
71%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 63% in 2013.

139 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
78%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nevada used the Criterion Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 53% in 2013.

133 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 62% in 2013.

133 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
85%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nevada used the Criterion Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 39% in 2013.

132 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 50% in 2013.

132 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
84%
Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

132 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
54%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 60% in 2011.

71 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
65%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nevada used the Criterion Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

Math

All Students86%
Female91%
Male82%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian94%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White/Caucasian88%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunchn/a
Full price87%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities88%
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English86%
Not migrant86%

Reading

All Students91%
Female93%
Male89%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian97%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White/Caucasian91%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunchn/a
Full price91%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities93%
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English92%
Not migrant91%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nevada used the Criterion Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Nevada Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

Math

All Students90%
Female96%
Male87%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian95%
Hispanic90%
Multiracialn/a
White/Caucasian91%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunchn/a
Full price91%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities91%
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English91%
Not migrant90%

Reading

All Students89%
Female96%
Male86%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian95%
Hispanic85%
Multiracialn/a
White/Caucasian95%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunchn/a
Full price90%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities92%
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English91%
Not migrant89%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nevada used the Criterion Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Nevada Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

Math

All Students90%
Female93%
Male88%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian96%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White/Caucasian87%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunchn/a
Full price90%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities93%
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English90%
Not migrant90%

Reading

All Students95%
Female95%
Male96%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian98%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White/Caucasian93%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunchn/a
Full price95%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities98%
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English95%
Not migrant95%

Science

All Students95%
Female95%
Male96%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian98%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White/Caucasian93%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunchn/a
Full price95%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities97%
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English95%
Not migrant95%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nevada used the Criterion Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Nevada Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

Math

All Students76%
Female73%
Male79%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian83%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasian75%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunchn/a
Full price75%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities77%
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English76%
Not migrant76%

Reading

All Students81%
Female84%
Male79%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian90%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasian85%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunchn/a
Full price82%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities82%
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English81%
Not migrant81%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nevada used the Criterion Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Nevada Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

Math

All Students80%
Female84%
Male77%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian91%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasian77%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunchn/a
Full price79%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities80%
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English80%
Not migrant80%

Reading

All Students72%
Female78%
Male68%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian82%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasian68%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunchn/a
Full price73%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities73%
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English73%
Not migrant72%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nevada used the Criterion Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Nevada Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

Math

All Students61%
Female60%
Male61%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian79%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasian60%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunchn/a
Full price60%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities61%
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English61%
Not migrant61%

Reading

All Students64%
Female71%
Male59%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian68%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasian65%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunchn/a
Full price63%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities66%
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English64%
Not migrant64%

Science

All Students68%
Female58%
Male75%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian79%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasian63%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunchn/a
Full price68%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities68%
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English69%
Not migrant68%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nevada used the Criterion Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Nevada Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 76% in 2013.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2013.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2013.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nevada used the High School Proficiency Examination (HSPE) to assess high school students in reading, writing, math and science. The HSPE is a high school graduation requirement. The HSPE is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

Math

All Students80%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black/African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasiann/a
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunchn/a
Full price80%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English80%
Not migrant80%

Reading

All Students95%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black/African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasiann/a
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunchn/a
Full price95%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English95%
Not migrant95%

Science

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black/African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasiann/a
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunchn/a
Full pricen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrantn/a

Writing

All Students95%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black/African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasiann/a
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunchn/a
Full price95%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English95%
Not migrant95%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nevada used the High School Proficiency Examination (HSPE) to assess high school students in reading, writing, math and science. The HSPE is a high school graduation requirement. The HSPE is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Nevada Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 49% 37%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 26% 6%
Hispanic 15% 40%
Black 6% 10%
Two or more races 2% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 0%N/A54%
Male 56%N/A51%
Female 44%N/A49%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

College readiness and student pathways

Students typically attend these schools prior to attending this school PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN HENDERSON
PRIVATE SCHOOLS IN HENDERSON
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Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Assistant principal(s)
Art teacher(s)
College counselor(s)
Computer specialist(s)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Math specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
PE instructor(s)
Nurse(s)
Reading specialist(s)
Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
School psychologist
School social worker/counselors(s)
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist(s)
Foreign languages spoken by school staff Spanish
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Awards

Academic awards received in the past 3 years
  • MATHCOUNTS STATE 3RD (2012)
  • SCIENCE BOWL STATE 2ND (2011)
  • SCIENCE BOWL STATE 2ND (2012)
Community service awards received in the past 3 years
  • JUMP ROPE FOR HEART-MOST FUNDS (2011)
  • JUMP ROPE FOR HEART-MOST FUNDS (2012)

Special education / special needs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Extra learning resources offered
  • Differentiated learning programs
Staff resources available to students
  • Special education coordinator
  • Speech and language therapist(s)

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Specific academic themes or areas of focus
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Technology
Staff resources available to students
  • Computer specialist(s)
  • Math specialist(s)
  • Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
School facilities
  • Computer lab
  • Science lab
Clubs
  • Recycling club
  • Robotics club
  • Science club

Arts & music

Specific academic themes or areas of focus
  • Arts (all)
Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
Visual arts
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
Music
  • Instrumental music lessons
  • Jazz band
  • Theory
Performing and written arts
  • Drama
Media arts
  • Graphics
Clubs
  • Art club
  • Dance club
  • Drama club

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
  • TURKISH
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Staff resources available to students
  • Speech and language therapist(s)
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • School psychologist
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Kitchen
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")

Gifted & talented

Instructional and/or curriculum models used
  • Advanced placement courses
  • Gifted / high performing
Extra learning resources offered
  • Acceleration
College preparation / awareness resources offered
  • College prep programs/courses during the year
  • College presentations or information sessions
  • SAT/ACT prep classes
  • School-sponsored trips to college campuses
  • Summer college prep programs
  • Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Clubs
  • National Honor Society
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School basics

Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • Before school
  • After school
School Leader's name
  • ERCAN AYDOGDU
Best ways for parents to contact the school
  • Email
Gender
  • Coed
Is there an application process?
  • Yes
Fax number
  • (702) 269-3258

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • Advanced placement courses
  • College prep
  • Direct instruction
  • Gifted / high performing
  • STEM
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

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  • Arts (all)
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Technology
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered

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  • No
Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
  • TURKISH
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • College counselor(s)
  • Computer specialist(s)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Math specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • Reading specialist(s)
  • Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
  • School psychologist
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
  • Special education coordinator
  • Speech and language therapist(s)
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Spanish
Extra learning resources offered
  • Acceleration
  • Career/college counseling
  • Counseling
  • Differentiated learning programs
  • Mentoring
  • Remediation
  • Tutoring
College preparation / awareness resources offered
  • College prep programs/courses during the year
  • College presentations or information sessions
  • SAT/ACT prep classes
  • School-sponsored trips to college campuses
  • Summer college prep programs
  • Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Transportation options
  • None
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Art room
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer lab
  • Internet access
  • Kitchen
  • Learning lab
  • Library
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
  • Playground
  • Science lab
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Kickball
  • Volleyball
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Kickball
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
Music
  • Instrumental music lessons
  • Jazz band
  • Theory
Performing arts
  • Drama
Media arts
  • Graphics

Student clubs

Clubs (distinct from courses)
  • Art club
  • Dance club
  • Drama club
  • Game club
  • National Honor Society
  • Recycling club
  • Robotics club
  • Science club
  • Student council/government
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School culture

Dress Code
  • Uniforms
Bullying policy
  • This school has a bullying and/or cyber bullying policy in place.
Parent involvement
  • Attend parent nights
  • Chaperone school trips
  • Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
  • Join PTO/PTA
  • Monitor the playground
  • Organize cultural events
  • Organize fundraising events (school auction, bake sales, etc.)
  • Present special topics during curricular units
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Volunteer time after school
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2 out of 10students were accepted for the 2013-2014 school year.


Students accepted for the 2013-2014 school year
185
Applications received for the 2013-2014 school year
1152
Students typically come from these schools
PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN HENDERSON
PRIVATE SCHOOLS IN HENDERSON

Planning ahead

College preparation / awareness offered
College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
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8185 Tamarus St
Las Vegas, NV 89123
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Phone: (702) 269-8512

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