Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Steve Perkins
District Davidson County School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Teacher-run

Classes

9
Visual Arts
including: Painting
2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
0
Languages
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts None
Creative writing
Dance
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts None
Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught None

Support

16
Facilities
including: Gym
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
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 38% 23%
Hispanic 32% 7%
White 28% 67%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 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 48% 49%
Male 52% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 93% 55%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Cross country
3
Boys Sports
including: Baseball
18
Clubs
including: Girls on the Run
Girls sports Cross country
Track
Boys sports None
Baseball
Basketball
Clubs Art club
Arts and crafts
Book / reading club
Boy Scouts
Chess club
Cooking club
Cub Scouts
Dance club
Game club
Gardening
Girl Scouts
Girls on the Run
Habitat for Humanity
Homework help / Study buddy club
Sewing / knitting club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Technology club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 6:00 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
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Madison Middle
  GraMar Middle

Teachers

23
Staff
including: Educational diagnostician
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Behavioral health specialist
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
Educational diagnostician
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 700
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 700
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

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