Details overview

Hours 8:15 AM - 3:15 PM
School leader Summer Clayton
District Exploris
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Schedule Block scheduling

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing
Project-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

0
Visual Arts
0
Music
8
Languages
including: German
Music None
Performing & written arts None
Career and Tech programs None
Media arts Graphics
Visual arts None
World languages taught Arabic
Chinese - Mandarin
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Latin
Spanish

Support

7
Facilities
including: Garden / Greenhouse
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Art room
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Science lab
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Tutoring
College preparation resources School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
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
White 79% 52%
Black 7% 26%
Asian 6% 3%
Hispanic 4% 14%
Two or more races 3% 4%
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 0% 52%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
2
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
6
Clubs
including: Chess club
Girls sports Cross country
Soccer
Boys sports Cross country
Soccer
Clubs Chess club
Homework help / Study buddy club
Robotics club
Science club
Yearbook
Yoga club
Clubs (misc.) Odyssey of the Mind
  Bridge-Building
  Tae Kwon Do
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:00 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 cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Volunteer time after school

Awards

Community service award City of Raleigh Environmental Youth Award
Year received 2012
Community service award Fred Fletcher Outstanding Volunteer in City Parks
Year received 2010
Community service award President's Volunteer Service Award
Year received 2010
Academic award Honor School of Excellence
Year received 2012
Academic award Honor School of Excellence
Year received 2011
Academic award Honor School of Excellence
Year received 2010

Teachers

5
Staff
including: PE instructor
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
PE instructor
Reading specialist
Special education coordinator
World languages spoken by staff French
German
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Museum of Natural Sciences
Partner website Http://naturalsciences.org/
Partner Walnut Creek Wetlands Center
Partner website Http://www.raleighnc.gov/arts/content/PRecRecreation/Articles/WalnutCreekWetlandCenter.html
Partner Neuse RiverKeeper Foundation
Partner website Http://www.neuseriver.org/
Partner CAM Raleigh
Partner website Http://camraleigh.org/
Partner Raleigh City Farm
Partner website Http://raleighcityfarm.com/

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.exploris.org/about/admissions/
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 02/06/2014
# of applications received 312
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 71
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

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