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School leader Dr. Craig Parkinson
District Phoenixville Area School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
7
Music
including: Vocal lessons / coaching
4
Languages
including: French
Music Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Jazz band
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Choir / Chorus
Chamber music
Band
Performing & written arts Drama
Media arts Video and film production
Technical design and production
Graphics
Visual arts Sculpture
Photography
Painting
Drawing / Sketching
Ceramics
World languages taught Spanish
German
Latin
French
World languages taught (misc.) Rosetta Stone--23 more
Academic themes / Areas of focus Multiculturalism / Global
Science
Service learning
Technology
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Gifted / High performing
Hybrid / Blended learning
Honors track
Independent study
Internships
Project-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

12
Facilities
including: Internet access
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Remediation
Mentoring
Differentiated learning programs
Counseling
Career/college counseling
Acceleration
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
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 Speech and language impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Multiple disabilities
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Autism
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Vocational or skills-based training Engineering
Computer programming
Facilities Performance stage
Music room
Library
Learning lab
Internet access
Gym
Computer lab
Cafeteria
Auditorium
Audiovisual aids
Art room
Sports Fields

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 84% 71%
Black 9% 15%
Hispanic 3% 9%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 3%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 12% 39%
Female 48% 49%
Male 52% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

12
Girls Sports
including: Softball
11
Boys Sports
including: Lacrosse
Girls sports Volleyball
Track
Tennis
Swimming
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Boys sports Wrestling
Track
Swimming
Tennis
Soccer
Golf
Lacrosse
Cheerleading
Football
Basketball
Baseball
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer time after school
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Attend parent nights
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Phoenixville Area Middle School
  Renaissance Academy
  Holy Family

Teachers

22
Staff
including: Reading specialist
Staff Speech and language therapist
Special education coordinator
School social worker / counselor
School psychologist
Security personnel
Robotics / Technology specialist
Reading specialist
Nurse
Music teacher
PE instructor
Math specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Computer specialist
College counselor
Art teacher
Assistant principal
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff German
Spanish
French

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Phoenixville Community Education Foundation
  Phoenixville Hospital
  Phoenixville Community Health Foundation
  Phoenixville Chamber of Commerce
  Phoenixville Rotary

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process No

Sources

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