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Hours 8:15am - 3:30pm
School leader Mark Shultz
Transportation options None

Programs

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Photography
2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Video and film production
Visual arts Photography
World languages taught Latin
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Direct instruction
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 2 years old

Support

15
Facilities
including: Library
Extra learning resources Counseling
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 95% 16%
Hispanic 2% 22%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 9%
White 1% 51%
Two or more races 0% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

1
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
1
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
4
Clubs
including: Debate
Girls sports Basketball
Boys sports Basketball
Clubs Debate
Gardening
Robotics club
Television / Radio News
Extended care / Extended programs After
Before
After school end time 5:00 PM
Before school start time 7:00 AM

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools Newark Academy

Teachers

17
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Gardening teacher
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff French
Japanese
Russian
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.pacsnewark.org/admissions
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Tuition range (low) $0
Tuition range (high) $0
For the year 2013-2014
Vouchers accepted Yes
# of applications received 945
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 59
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012