Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 91% 16%
Hispanic 6% 22%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 9%
White 1% 51%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 86% 34%
Female 49% 49%
Male 51% 51%
Source: See notes

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Programs

Classes

Music Band
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Dance
Visual arts Photography
Painting
World languages taught Spanish
World languages taught (misc.) Ibo
Special schedule Extended / longer school day

Support

Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Speech and language impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Significant developmental delay
Facilities Computer lab
Library
Cafeteria

Extracurriculars

Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Track
Swimming
Boys sports Basketball
Track
Swimming
Extended care / Extended programs After

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Parents are involved in a variety of functions including PTA ,parenting classes, School Leadership Council , various curriculum based worshops, and volunteering throughout the school. The community partners who support our school are Home Depot, Superway Supermarket , Cherly's Beauty Salon , Daipallo's Bakery, UMDNJ, United Way, The Mayor's Office, Metropolitan Baptist Church , Church of the Living God and House of Mercy. Also the following community restaurants donate breakfast / lunch as student incentives : Nubian Flavor Restaurant, IHOP, Kings Restaurant,White Castle's , Wendy's, Checkers, Chamblee's Kentucky Fried Chicken, and Best Meats Provision
Students typically continue on to these schools Central High School

Teachers

Staff Assistant principal
Music teacher
PE instructor
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Art teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Passes / tokens provided for public transportation

Sources

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