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Hours 7:45am - 3:00pm
School leader Dr. Donna Comrie
District Wakisha Cs
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
0
Music
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music None
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Visual arts Design
Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Foreign languages
Humanities
Social justice
Instructional / curriculum models used Direct instruction
Hybrid / Blended learning
Individually guided instruction
Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Differentiated Instruction
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages Spanish
Early childhood program offered No

Support

8
Facilities
including: Gym
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of the population
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
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Visual impairments
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Library
Science lab

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 98% 15%
Hispanic 1% 9%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
White 0% 71%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 98% 39%
Female 52% 49%
Male 48% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
5
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
7
Clubs
including: Girl Scouts
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Softball
Track
Boys sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Track
Clubs Homework help / Study buddy club
Girl Scouts
Gardening
Chess club
Art club
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Math club
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 5:00 PM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Alliance for Progress Charter
  Patterson Elementary School
Students typically continue on to these schools Parkway West High School
  Inhotep Institute Charter School

Teachers

9
Staff
including: Instructional aide / coach
Staff Computer specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Math specialist
PE instructor
Reading specialist
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Passes / tokens provided for public transportation
Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Network for Teaching Entreprenuership
Partner website Http://www.nfte.com/
Partner STEM Program by Foundation
  University of Pennsylvania- Counseling Program
Partner website Http://www.upenn.edu/
Partner Temple University- Math Tutorial Services
Partner website Http://www.temple.edu/
Partner All About Children- SES Tutorial Services
Partner website Http://www.allaboutthechildrentutoring.com/

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.wakisha.citymax.com/flyer.html
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 200
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 170
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

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