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Hours 8:15 AM - 2:35 AM
School leader STEVE PAYNE
District Allen Independent School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

8
Visual Arts
including: Printmaking
7
Music
including: Theory
4
Languages
including: American Sign Language (ASL)
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Architecture
Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
World languages taught American Sign Language (ASL)
French
German
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Teacher-run
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Project-based
Outdoor / Farm-based
Internships
International Baccalaureate (IB)
Hybrid / Blended learning
Honors track
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Continuation
Accelerated credit learning
Advanced placement (AP) courses
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages Spanish
Special schedule Block scheduling
Early childhood program offered No

Support

22
Facilities
including: Auditorium
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Vocational or skills-based training Agriculture
Business management
Computer programming
Cosmetology
Culinary
IT support
Welding certification
Engineering
Vocational or skills-based training (misc.) Nurse, Hospitality, Vet, Pharm
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Industrial shop
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Parent center
Performance stage
Science lab
Swimming pool

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 58% 29%
Hispanic 14% 52%
Asian or Pacific Islander 12% 4%
Black 11% 13%
Two or more races 3% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 3% 17%
Female 49% 49%
Male 51% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 15% 60%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

17
Girls Sports
including: Ultimate
18
Boys Sports
including: Lacrosse
40
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Diving
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Power lifting / Weight lifting
Rugby
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Ultimate
Volleyball
Wrestling
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Diving
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Power lifting / Weight lifting
Rugby
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Ultimate Frisbee
Wrestling
Boys sports (misc.) Bowling,Skeet,Archery,Fishing
Girls sports (misc.) Bowling,Skeet,Archery,Fishing
Clubs Amnesty International
Anime club
Art club
Arts and crafts
Book / reading club
Chess club
Cooking club
Community service
Debate
DECA
Drama club
Drill team
Drum line
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
Flag girls
Foreign language and culture club
Forensics club
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
Game club
Gardening
Homework help / Study buddy club
JROTC
Marching band
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Math club
Mock trial competition club
Model Congress
National Honor Society (NHS)
Origami club
Recycling club
Robotics club
SADD
Science club
Sewing / knitting club
Special Olympics
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Technology club
Television / Radio News
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) Scuba, Croquet,JR World Affair
  Physics, NHS,Interact
  Multicultural,MCJROTC
Clubs - language Spanish, German, French
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
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
Tutor
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes

Awards

Academic award UIL Literary District Champions
Year received 2014

Teachers

27
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Behavioral health specialist
College counselor
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Dance teacher
Educational diagnostician
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)
Mandarin
French
German
Korean
Spanish
Vietnamese

Neighborhood

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

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.allenisd.org/domain/1979
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

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