Details overview

Hours 7:30 am - 2:15 pm
School leader Mr Scott Lyons
District Wake County Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Mathematics
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing
Advanced placement (AP) courses

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
3
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
7
Languages
including: Japanese
Music Orchestra
Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Drama
Dance
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Photography
Painting
Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught French
German
Italian
Japanese
Latin
Russian
Spanish
World languages taught (misc.) Chinese

Support

2
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Facilities Library
Cafeteria
Extra learning resources Counseling
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

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 39% 26%
White 30% 52%
Asian 15% 3%
Hispanic 10% 14%
Two or more races 6% 4%
American Indian 0% 1%
Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 50% 49%
Male 50% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 46% 56%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

12
Girls Sports
including: Track
11
Boys Sports
including: Football
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Cheerleading
Boys sports Basketball
Baseball
Cross country
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Wrestling
Football

Culture

Awards

Academic award Ranked 56 among the "Top 100 Schools in the Nation", Newsweek Magazine
Year received 2007
Academic award School of Distinction
Year received 2005

Teachers

1
Staff
including: Dance teacher
Staff Dance teacher

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students

Sources

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