Details overview

Hours 9:15 AM - 4:15 PM
School leader Nicolette Grant
District Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus World languages
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Project-based
Standards-based
Virtual school

Classes

1
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 Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish

Support

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

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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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
Female 53% 49%
N/A 47% 51%
Male 47% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 54% 56%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

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

Culture

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
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: Speech therapist(s)
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
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

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 NCES, 2011-2012
  NCDPI, 2012-2013