Details overview

Hours 7:30 AM - 3:10 AM
School leader Mark Merrill
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Religious
Science
Service learning
Social justice
Technology
Visual arts
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Advanced placement (AP) courses
Classical
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Gifted / High performing
Hybrid / Blended learning
Honors track
Individually guided instruction
Multi-aged classrooms
Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
7
Music
including: Vocal lessons / coaching
4
Languages
including: Chinese - Mandarin
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Rock band
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Career and Tech programs None
Media arts Computer animation
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
Latin
Spanish

Support

17
Facilities
including: Music room
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Tutoring
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming None

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 2 years old

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Extracurriculars

12
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
13
Boys Sports
including: Baseball
22
Clubs
including: Model UN
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Ultimate
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Ultimate Frisbee
Wrestling
Boys sports (misc.) Trap/Bowling
Girls sports (misc.) Trap/Bowling
Clubs Art club
Arts and crafts
Community service
DECA
Drum line
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
Flag girls
Foreign language and culture club
It's Academic
Literary magazine
Marching band
Math club
Mock trial competition club
Model UN
National Honor Society (NHS)
Recycling club
Science club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Technology club
Television / Radio News
Yearbook
Clubs - language Latin/French/Spanish/Mandarin
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:00 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

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
Students typically come from these schools University of Tennesse (Knoxville)
  University of Mississippi
  Mississippi State

Teachers

18
Staff
including: Math specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

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Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $5000
Tuition range (high) $12000
For the year 2012-2013
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Vouchers accepted No