Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 89% 52%
Asian 6% n/a
Black 4% 21%
Two or more races 1% n/a
Hispanic 0% 21%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% n/a
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander n/a 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Source: See notes

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Programs

Classes

Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Performing & written arts None
Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts None
Architecture
Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
World languages taught (misc.) Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Cultural History
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Spiral Curriculum, Innovation Lab
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages Mandarin
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages (misc.) Summer Term, Ross School Tennis Academy
Special schedule Extended / longer school day
Day or Boarding offered "Some boarding, some day"
Early childhood program offered No

Support

Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Mentoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of the population
Level of special education programming None
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Industrial shop
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

Extracurriculars

Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Crew
Cross country
Fencing
Golf
Sailing
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Crew / Rowing
Cross country
Fencing
Golf
Sailing
Soccer
Tennis
Volleyball
Clubs Foreign language and culture club
Math club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Parent Association
Dress code Dress code
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes

Teachers

Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
German
Hebrew
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Russian
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes

Enrollment

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Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2009-2010