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

Programs

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
4
Music
including: Bell / handbell choir
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
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Foreign languages
Music
Special Education
Technology
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Standards-based
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Title 1 School. SWP
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered No

Support

10
Facilities
including: Internet access
Extra learning resources Counseling
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Playground

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

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
1
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
11
Clubs
including: Student council / government
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
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 7:00 AM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
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
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
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: School social worker / counselor
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
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
Application or enrollment process Yes
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