Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 43% 26%
White 32% 52%
Hispanic 13% 14%
Asian 9% 3%
Two or more races 3% 4%
American Indian 0% 1%
Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Student subgroups

  This school State average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 63% 56%
Female 48% 49%
Male 52% 51%
Source: See notes

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Programs

Classes

Music Orchestra
Jazz band
Choir / Chorus
Band
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Visual arts Architecture
Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
Japanese
Latin
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Gifted / High performing
Hybrid / Blended learning
Honors track
Independent study
Individually guided instruction
International Baccalaureate (IB)
Virtual school
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Block scheduling
Early childhood program offered No

Support

Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
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 Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
College preparation resources Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
SAT/ACT prep classes
Community college courses
College presentations or information sessions
College prep programs/courses during the year
Vocational or skills-based training Business management
Computer programming
Culinary
Electrical
Industrial / Graphic Design
IT support
Engineering
Vocational or skills-based training (misc.) Metals
Facilities Science lab
Performance stage
Outdoor learning lab
Music room
Library
Learning lab
Kitchen
Internet access
Industrial shop
Gym
College / career center
Computer lab
Cafeteria
Auditorium
Audiovisual aids
Art room
Sports Fields

Extracurriculars

Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Wrestling
Clubs Step team
Special Olympics
Science club
SADD
National Honor Society (NHS)
Mock trial competition club
Math club
JROTC
Habitat for Humanity
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
Foreign language and culture club
Flag girls
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
Drum line
Drill team
Drama club
DECA
Debate
Community service
Chess club
Book / reading club
Art club
Anime club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Technology club
Television / Radio News
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs None

Awards

Community service award United Way Service Award
Year received 2013
Academic award Washinton Post NC # 22 High School
Year received 2013

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Organize fundraising events
Organize cultural events
Join PTO / PTA
Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Ferndale MS
  Immaculate Heart of Mary

Teachers

Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Security personnel
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
Japanese
French
Mandarin

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans shared with other schools
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

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Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
# of applications received 200
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 200
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

Student diversity NCDPI, 2012-2013
Student subgroups NCDPI, 2012-2013
  NCES, 2011-2012