Details overview

Hours 8:30 AM - 3:45 PM
School leader Ms Rosemary Dougherty
District Christopher Columbus Cs
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
World languages
Music
Special Education
Technology
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Standards-based

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
4
Music
including: Band
1
Languages
including: Italian
Music Band
Bell / handbell choir
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
World languages taught Italian

Support

10
Facilities
including: Playground
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Playground
Extra learning resources Counseling
Remediation
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 53% 71%
Black 28% 15%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 10% 3%
Hispanic 7% 9%
Two or more races 3% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 51% 49%
Male 49% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 65% 39%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
1
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
11
Clubs
including: Book / reading club
Girls sports Basketball
Softball
Boys sports Basketball
Clubs Arts and crafts
Book / reading club
Chess club
Community service
Dance club
Drama club
Forensics club
Homework help / Study buddy club
Science club
Sewing / knitting club
Student council / government
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
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Pre-School
Students typically continue on to these schools Private
  Magnet
  Charter High Schools

Awards

Community service award St. Jude Mathathon
Year received 2012
Community service award Red Cross Acknowledgement
Year received 2012
Community service award Local community service to various agencies
Year received 2012
Academic award AYP from state
Year received 2012

Teachers

14
Staff
including: ELL / ESL Coordinator
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Drexel University

Enrollment

Learn more Www.cccs.k12.pa.us
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
# of applications received 462
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 70
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

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