Details overview

Hours 8:55 am - 3:55 pm
School leader Philip Hammonds
District Davidson County School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Block scheduling
Part-time study

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Multiculturalism / Global
Service learning
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
College preparatory
Direct instruction
Hybrid / Blended learning
International Baccalaureate (IB)
Project-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Virtual school
Gifted / High performing

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Photography
2
Music
including: Band
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Drama
Dance
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Photography
World languages taught Spanish

Support

15
Facilities
including: Music room
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Learning lab
Library
Music room
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Science lab
Cafeteria
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Remediation
Mentoring
Counseling
Career/college counseling
Acceleration
Tutoring
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Cognitive disability
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Other health impairment
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Visual impairment, including blindness
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 No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 37% 23%
Hispanic 33% 7%
White 28% 67%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 48% 49%
Male 52% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 89% 55%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

7
Girls Sports
including: Softball
8
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
18
Clubs
including: Arts and crafts
Girls sports Volleyball
Track
Softball
Soccer
Cheerleading
Basketball
Badminton
Boys sports Badminton
Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
Football
Soccer
Track
Wrestling
Girls sports (misc.) Yoga
Clubs Art club
Arts and crafts
Book / reading club
Chess club
Community service
Dance club
Drama club
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
Foreign language and culture club
Game club
Math club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Science club
Step team
Student newspaper
Technology club
Yearbook
Yoga club
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Neely's Bend Elementary
  Amqui Elementary
Students typically continue on to these schools Hunter's Lane
  East Literature Magnet
  Martin Luther King

Teachers

14
Staff
including: Librarian / media specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
World languages spoken by staff French
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Dream Systems Inc.
  Story Church
  Long Hollow Church

Sources

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