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Hours 7:20 AM - 2:20 PM
School leader LeAngela Rogers
District Hamilton County School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Design
3
Music
including: Band
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Orchestra
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Design
None
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Hybrid / Blended learning
Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages American Sign Language (ASL)
Early childhood program offered No

Support

8
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Extra learning resources Remediation
Mentoring
Differentiated learning programs
Tutoring
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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 Autism
Hearing impairments
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Other
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Cafeteria

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 73% 67%
Black 16% 23%
Hispanic 7% 7%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Two or more races 0% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 56% 55%
Female 46% 49%
Male 54% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

9
Girls Sports
including: Golf
8
Boys Sports
including: Cross country
2
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Girls sports Volleyball
Track
Tennis
Softball
Soccer
Golf
Cross country
Cheerleading
Basketball
Boys sports Cross country
Basketball
Baseball
Football
Golf
Tennis
Track
Wrestling
Clubs (misc.) Beta Club
Clubs Homework help / Study buddy club
Student council / government
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Big Ridge Elementary
  Ganns Middle Valley Elementary
  Hixson Elementary
Students typically continue on to these schools Hixson High School

Teachers

13
Staff
including: Instructional aide / coach
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
School social worker / counselor
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)
Spanish
Vietnamese

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans shared with other schools
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Public Education Foundation
Partner website Pefchattanooga.org
Partner Hixson Chamber of Commerce
Partner website Http://www.chattanoogachamber.com/chamber-information/councils/hixson-council
Partner The Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga
Partner website Http://www.cfgc.org

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process No

Sources

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