Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Matthew Gossage
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
Honors track

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
4
Music
including: Orchestra
3
Languages
including: Chinese - Mandarin
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Jazz band
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Career and Tech programs None
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Video and film production
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
Spanish

Support

15
Facilities
including: Art room
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources None
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Level of special education programming None
Level of ESL/ELL programming None

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 74% 52%
Two or more races 12% 4%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 3%
Black 5% 26%
Hispanic 3% 13%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

11
Girls Sports
including: Power lifting / Weight lifting
12
Boys Sports
including: Football
15
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Golf
Power lifting / Weight lifting
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Power lifting / Weight lifting
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Wrestling
Clubs Anime club
Chess club
Cooking club
Community service
Drum line
Forensics club
Literary magazine
Math club
Model UN
SADD
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Television / Radio News
Yearbook
Yoga club
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Present special topics during curricular units
Volunteer in the classroom

Teachers

11
Staff
including: Dance teacher
Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
School psychologist
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
French
German
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Davidson College
Partner website Www.davidson.edu

Enrollment

Learn more Www.cannonschool.org/applyonline
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Application deadline 01/15/2015
Tuition range (low) $11000
Tuition range (high) $19000
For the year 2014-2015
Vouchers accepted No
# of applications received 307
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 165
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012