Details overview

Hours 8:15 AM - 3:15 PM
School leader Denise Hieronymus

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Multi-aged classrooms
Project-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
4
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
2
Languages
including: French
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Media arts Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Textiles
World languages taught French
Spanish

Support

7
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Playground
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Tutoring
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

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 80% 74%
Asian 13% 2%
Two or more races n/a 4%
Pacific Islander n/a 0%
Hispanic n/a 4%
Black n/a 16%
American Indian/Alaska Native n/a 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 49% 51%
Male 49% 51%
N/A 51% 49%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 0% 44%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
2
Boys Sports
including: Skiing
10
Clubs
including: Mock trial competition club
Girls sports Basketball
Ski
Boys sports Basketball
Skiing
Clubs Boy Scouts
Chess club
Community service
Debate
Girl Scouts
Mock trial competition club
Robotics club
Science club
Student council / government
Yearbook
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
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Avon, Ohio
  Riverside
  Westlake, Ohio
Students typically continue on to these schools St. Ignatius High School/St. Edward High School
  Hawken/St. Joseph Academy
  Home Districts

Awards

Academic award School of Excellence
Year received 2012
Academic award Charter School Award
Year received 2013
Academic award Excellent Rating
Year received 2012

Teachers

15
Staff
including: Speech therapist(s)
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
School counselor
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation options (misc.) Districts provide bus service
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner YMCA

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.menloparkacademy.com/admissions/qualifications-process
Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 100
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 45
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity OH Dept. of Education, 2012-2013
Students by group OH Dept. of Education, 2012-2013
  NCES, 2011-2012