Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Randy Thompson
District Shelby County Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
World languages
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Gifted / High performing

Classes

0
Visual Arts
4
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
2
Languages
including: Chinese - Mandarin
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Mandarin
Spanish

Support

14
Facilities
including: Art room
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Learning lab
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Science lab
Extra learning resources Acceleration
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 Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

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 78% 23%
White 16% 67%
Hispanic 2% 7%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 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 51% 49%
Male 49% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 64% 55%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Cross country
4
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
7
Clubs
including: Foreign language and culture club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Soccer
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Football
Soccer
Clubs Boy Scouts
Community service
Cub Scouts
Drama club
Drum line
Foreign language and culture club
Girl Scouts
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Https://www.facebook.com/snowdenpto
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
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
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Idlewild Presbyterian
  Idlewild Elementary
  Evergreen Playschool
Students typically continue on to these schools Central High School

Teachers

11
Staff
including: School counselor
Staff Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
PE instructor
Security personnel
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Rhodes College
Partner website Www.rhodes.edu

Sources

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