Details overview

Hours 8:15 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
School leader EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - MR. EFRAIN MARTINEZ
District Charter School For Applied Technologies
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Block scheduling
Extended / longer school day

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Technology
Instructional / curriculum models used STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Advanced placement (AP) courses

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
3
Music
including: Jazz band
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Jazz band
Performing & written arts Drama
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Photography
Painting
World languages taught Spanish

Support

13
Facilities
including: Garden / Greenhouse
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Industrial shop
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Parent involvement center
Playground
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 37% 48%
Black 34% 19%
Hispanic 25% 23%
Two or more races 3% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 4% 8%
Female 52% 49%
N/A 48% 51%
Male 48% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 81% 43%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
6
Boys Sports
including: Baseball
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Baseball
Cross country
Lacrosse
Soccer
Golf
Extended care / Extended programs After

Culture

Parent involvement We have an active Home School Association and Parent Advisory Council.
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Students typically come from these schools Buffalo Public Schools (85%+)
  Kenmore-Tonawanda (6%)

Awards

Academic award "School in Good Standing" - Highest rating from NYS Education Dept.
Year received 2007
Academic award One of 226 state "Gap-Closing School" - NYS Board of Regents
Year received 2007

Teachers

11
Staff
including: Assistant principal
Staff Art teacher
Assistant principal
Computer specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
Nurse
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Education levels: Master's degree or higher 4% 39%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Paid public transportation

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012
Teacher characteristics NYSED, 2011-2012