Details overview

Hours 8:45 AM - 4:00 PM
School leader Tamera Avanzi
District Shelby County Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Technology
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Independent study
Individually guided instruction
Project-based
Standards-based
Gifted / High performing

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
2
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
0
Languages
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture
World languages taught None

Support

10
Facilities
including: Performance stage
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Orthopedic impairments
Speech and language impairments
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 42% 23%
White 37% 67%
Hispanic 12% 7%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 8% 2%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 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 48% 55%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
5
Clubs
including: Chess club
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Chess club
Community service
Drama club
Robotics club
Science club
Clubs (misc.) SECMEEpi
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:15 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
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
Students typically continue on to these schools Cordova Middle School
  Snowden Middle School
  White Station Middle School

Teachers

18
Staff
including: Gifted Specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Arabic
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Transportation options (misc.) Parent provided or walking
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Trinity Baptist Church
Partner website Http://www.trinitybaptistchurch.org/
Partner The Gentleman Academy
Partner website Https://www.thegentlemenacademy.com/home.php
Partner Grace Celebration Lutheran Church
Partner website Http://www.gracecelebration.org/tp40/Default.asp?ID=257056
Partner Faith Anglican Church
Partner website Http://www.faithanglicanchurch.org/

Enrollment

Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines

Sources

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