Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
School leader SUE POND
District Premier High Schools
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Extended / longer school day
Block scheduling
Part-time study

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
College preparatory
Independent study
Individually guided instruction

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
2
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
3
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Career and Tech programs None
Media arts Graphics
Video and film production
Visual arts Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
World languages taught French
German
Spanish

Support

7
Facilities
including: Art room
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Internet access
Learning lab
Music room
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
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 No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 65% 29%
Hispanic 26% 52%
Black 5% 13%
Two or more races n/a 2%
Asian or Pacific Islander n/a 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander n/a 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native n/a 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 57% 49%
Male 43% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 67% 60%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
1
Clubs
including: National Honor Society (NHS)
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs National Honor Society (NHS)
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Students typically come from these schools Cooper High School, Abilene
  Abilene High School, Abilene
  Clyde High School, Clyde and others

Teachers

12
Staff
including: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Educational diagnostician
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Math specialist
Music teacher
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Premierhighschools.com
Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 100
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 84
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

Student diversity TX Education Agency, 2013-2014
Students by group TX Education Agency, 2013-2014