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Hours 7:50 AM - 2:40 PM
School leader Arthur Newton, Jr.
District Lexington 05 School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Painting
3
Music
including: Orchestra
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Orchestra
Performing & written arts None
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Printmaking
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Academically Gifted Magnet (Escolares)
Instructional / curriculum models used Project-based
Standards-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

14
Facilities
including: Auditorium
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program
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 Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Multiple disabilities
Other
Speech and language impairments
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Parent center
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 55% 36%
White 33% 53%
Two or more races 4% 3%
Hispanic 4% 7%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 50% 49%
Male 50% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 63% 57%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

1
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
1
Boys Sports
including: Cheerleading
10
Clubs
including: Chess club
Girls sports Cheerleading
Boys sports Cheerleading
Boys sports (misc.) Boys Run Hard
Clubs Art club
Chess club
Community service
Dance club
Girls on the Run
Homework help / Study buddy club
Recycling club
Robotics club
Student council / government
Television / Radio News
Clubs (misc.) Beta Club
  Leadership
  Girls in Pearls&Extra Innings
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 7:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Moms Make a Difference, All Pro Dads
Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes

Awards

Academic award Excellent Excellent SC Report Card Rating
Year received 2014
Academic award Palmetto Gold
Year received 2013

Teachers

20
Staff
including: Special education coordinator
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Transportation options (misc.) Car Riders and Walkers
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Run Hard
Partner website Https://www.runhard.org/
Partner Fleet Feet Sports
Partner website Http://www.fleetfeetcolumbia.com/
Partner South State Bank
Partner website Https://www.southstatebank.com/
Partner EmbroidMe
Partner website Http://embroidme-columbianw.com/

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process No

Sources

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