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Hours 8:00 AM - 3:15 PM
School leader Sharon Halstead, Principal
Type Religious
Transportation options None

Programs

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
3
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Bell / handbell choir
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Foreign languages
Religious
Instructional / curriculum models used Direct instruction
Individually guided instruction
Standards-based
Religious / Parochial Yes
Affiliation Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Special schedule Extended / longer school day
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

13
Facilities
including: Gym
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
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 Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Facilities Sports Fields
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Performance stage
Playground
Computer lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 59% 26%
Hispanic 39% 59%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 10%
Black 0% 2%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

1
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
1
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
4
Clubs
including: Girl Scouts
Girls sports Basketball
Boys sports Basketball
Clubs (misc.) Houses for character developme
Clubs Boy Scouts
Girl Scouts
Homework help / Study buddy club
Student council / government
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 5:30 PM

Culture

Dress code Dress code
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
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools Bosque School
  Sandia Prep
  Hope Christian

Awards

Community service award American Heart Association Rookie of the Year
Year received 2012
Academic award 1st place City-wide Spanish Poetry Contest
Year received 2012

Teachers

10
Staff
including: Instructional aide / coach
Staff Art teacher
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
School social worker / counselor
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Bosque Field Science
  American Heart Foundation
  APS Special Education

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.crossofhope.org/schools/elementary
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $4000
Tuition range (high) $5000
For the year 2012-2013
Vouchers accepted Yes
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid
Outside scholarships
# of applications received 171
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 171
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012