Details overview

Hours 8:00am - 3:30 pm
School leader Dr. Michael Postma
District Kennedy Charter
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Extended / longer school day

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Classical
Core Knowledge
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Advanced placement (AP) courses

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Poetry
Creative writing
Media arts Graphics
Visual arts Painting
Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught Spanish

Support

8
Facilities
including: Audiovisual aids
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
College / career center
Internet access
Library
Science lab
Swimming pool
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Mentoring
Differentiated learning programs
Counseling
Career/college counseling
Acceleration
College preparation resources Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
College information sessions/fairs
College prep programs/courses during the year
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 93% 26%
Hispanic 4% 14%
White 2% 52%
Two or more races 1% 4%
American Indian 0% 1%
Asian 0% 3%
Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 44% 49%
N/A 56% 51%
Male 56% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 59% 52%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
1
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
6
Clubs
including: Science club
Girls sports Volleyball
Basketball
Boys sports Basketball
Clubs Art club
Community service
Girls on the Run
National Honor Society (NHS)
Science club
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) PEP club
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Organize fundraising events
Join PTO / PTA
Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom

Teachers

15
Staff
including: Coach(es)
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
School psychologist
School counselor
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Accessible via public transportation
Transportation options (misc.) Bus/Van plan in development
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Kids Central of the Carolinas
Partner website Www.lids-central.net

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.kennedycharter.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=225134&type=d&pREC_ID=499007
Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

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