Details overview

Hours 8:30 AM - 3:15 PM
School leader Karen Westman
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Schedule Year-round
Extended / longer school day
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing
International Baccalaureate (IB)
Montessori
Multi-aged classrooms

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
1
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
5
Languages
including: Chinese - Mandarin
Music Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Video and film production
Visual arts Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
German
Japanese
Spanish

Support

14
Facilities
including: Audiovisual aids
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
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 2 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 48% 9%
White 36% 51%
Black 10% 16%
Hispanic 6% 22%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
3
Boys Sports
including: Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
6
Clubs
including: Model UN
Girls sports Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Soccer
Tennis
Boys sports Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Soccer
Tennis
Clubs Art club
Chess club
Drama club
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Model UN
Robotics club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:30 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools None
Students typically continue on to these schools Dr. Ronald E. McNair Academic High School
  High Tech High School
  St. Peter's Prepatory School

Teachers

17
Staff
including: Computer specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
Gardening teacher
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Arabic
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Russian
Spanish
Tagalog
Urdu
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Portuguese, Tamil, Hindi

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.waterfrontmontessori.com
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 01/20/2014
Tuition range (low) $12000
Tuition range (high) $25000
For the year 2014-2015
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Vouchers accepted No
# of applications received 262
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 51
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012