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Programs

Classes

Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Poetry
Improv
Drama
Creative writing
Media arts None
Visual arts Textiles
Photography
Painting
Drawing / Sketching
Design
Ceramics
World languages taught American Sign Language (ASL)
Chinese - Mandarin
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Humanities
Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
Hybrid / Blended learning
Honors track
Independent study
Multi-aged classrooms
Project-based
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Paideia
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered No

Support

Extra learning resources Tutoring
Remediation
Mentoring
Differentiated learning programs
Counseling
Career/college counseling
Acceleration
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Computer lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 47% 52%
Black 38% 26%
Hispanic 8% 14%
Two or more races 5% 4%
Asian 2% 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 20% 52%
Female 50% 49%
Male 50% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

Girls sports Track
Swimming
Soccer
Kickball
Flag football
Fencing
Cross country
Cheerleading
Basketball
Boys sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Fencing
Flag football
Kickball
Lacrosse
Power lifting / Weight lifting
Soccer
Swimming
Track
Clubs - dance Step
Clubs Anime club
Art club
Book / reading club
Community service
Debate
Drama club
Game club
Girls on the Run
Homework help / Study buddy club
Model UN
National Honor Society (NHS)
Step team
Student council / government
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Volunteer in the classroom
Tutor
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Present special topics during curricular units
Organize fundraising events
Organize cultural events
Join PTO / PTA
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Various Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools

Teachers

Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)
Mandarin
Japanese
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options (misc.) Carpool assistance; nearby bus
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.charlottesecondary.org/about.cfm?subpage=1727190
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines

Sources

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