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Programs

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts None
Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Foreign languages
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Project-based
Standards-based
Virtual school
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages Spanish
Early childhood program offered No

Support

12
Facilities
including: Learning lab
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
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 Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 58% 14%
White 23% 52%
Black 16% 26%
Two or more races 2% 4%
Asian 1% 3%
American Indian 0% 1%
Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 54% 56%
Female 53% 49%
Male 47% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
4
Boys Sports
including: Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
3
Clubs
including: Chess club
Clubs (misc.) Shakespeare Club
  Science Olympiad
Girls sports Basketball
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Soccer
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Soccer
Volleyball
Boys sports (misc.) Let Me Run
Girls sports (misc.) Girls on the Run
Clubs (misc.) National Academic League
Clubs Chess club
Robotics club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 6:45 AM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools South Mecklenburg HS

Awards

Community service award Paint A Can Contest Winner
Year received 2013
Academic award NC Honor School of Excellence
Year received 2011
Academic award Magnet School of Excellence
Year received 2010
Academic award Internatioanl Spanish Academy School of the Year- 2nd place
Year received 2012

Teachers

19
Staff
including: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner International Spanish Academy

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 02/07/2014
# of applications received 320
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 95
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity NCDPI, 2012-2013
Students by group NCDPI, 2012-2013
  NCES, 2011-2012