Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 2:35 AM
School leader Mrs. Devin Layton, Acting Principal
District William Penn School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code

Academic focus and philosophy

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

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
4
Music
including: Band
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Performing & written arts Drama
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Spanish

Support

10
Facilities
including: Gym
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Counseling
Tutoring
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
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
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
Black 93% 15%
White 4% 71%
Hispanic 1% 9%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 48% 49%
N/A 52% 51%
Male 52% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 80% 39%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
7
Boys Sports
including: Baseball
7
Clubs
including: Marching band
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Football
Soccer
Volleyball
Wrestling
Clubs Community service
Girl Scouts
Literary magazine
Marching band
Robotics club
Student council / government
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Students typically come from these schools WPSD Elementary Schools
Students typically continue on to these schools Penn Wood High School

Teachers

15
Staff
including: School psychologist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Transportation provided for special education students

Enrollment

Learn more Http://williampennsd.org/domain/91
Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

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