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Programs

Classes

9
Visual Arts
including: Architecture
4
Music
including: Theory
1
Languages
including: Latin
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Architecture
Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught Latin
World languages taught (misc.) Individual choice
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Engineering
Humanities
Mathematics
Science
Special Education
Technology
Visual arts
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Gifted Education
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
Classical
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Independent study
Individually guided instruction
Internships
Multi-aged classrooms
Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Teacher-run
Therapeutic
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered No

Support

14
Facilities
including: Internet access
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming None
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Other
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
Gym
Industrial shop
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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Extracurriculars

1
Girls Sports
including: Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
1
Boys Sports
including: Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
7
Clubs
including: Chess club
Girls sports Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Boys sports Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Clubs (misc.) Dungeons and Dragons
Clubs Art club
Chess club
Drama club
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Math club
Student council / government
Yoga club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After

Culture

Dress code None
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
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
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Private mainstream schools
  Gifted programs
  Special education programs
Students typically continue on to these schools Mainstream public setttings
  Mainstream private settings

Teachers

15
Staff
including: Special education coordinator
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation options Passes / tokens provided for public transportation
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Battery Park Urban Farm
Partner website Www.thebattery.org/projects/battery-urban-farm/?

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.thelangschool.org/Admission.aspx
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered No
# of applications received 200
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 15
For the year 2013-2014