Details overview

Hours 08:15 AM - 03:30 PM
School leader Teri Rodgers
District Arlington Classics Academy
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school College preparatory
Coed/Single-gender Mixto

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning Arlington Classics Academy strives to be a place where age and grade level don’t define a child’s ability to learn.
Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None

Support

8
Facilities
including: Gym
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Tutoring

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 42% 29%
Black 26% 13%
Hispanic 18% 52%
Asian or Pacific Islander 11% 4%
Two or more races 3% 2%
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 50% 49%
Male 50% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 0% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
4
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Chess club
Student council / government
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement 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
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Arlington Classics Academy - Primary School
Students typically continue on to these schools Arlington Classics Academy Middle School
Parent involvement details Parent involvement is encouraged and welcomed at ACA. The success and growth of ACA is the direct result of the hard work and dedication of our teachers, students and parents.
Approach to addressing and preventing bullying While ACA does have policies against bullying and anti-bullying programs are included in our curriculum on each of our campuses, we will utilize parental feedback in order to look for ways to strengthen those programs.

Awards

Community service award TXSmartSchools.org 5 Star Rating
Year received 2016
Community service award TXSmartSchools.org 5 Star Rating
Year received 2015
Community service award Texas Honor Circle
Year received 2014
Academic award TEA Exemplary Rating
Year received 2015
Academic award TEA Exemplary Rating
Year received 2014
Academic award TEA Exemplary Rating
Year received 2013

Teachers

8
Staff
including: Reading specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
Reading specialist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Applications for new students are accepted in February for the upcoming school year. A lottery will be conducted in early March for available openings in all grades. The remaining applicants will be placed on a waiting list in the order they were drawn. All applications received after the application period has passed will be added to the end of the waiting list. For more information, eligibility requirements and application deadlines, please visit our website at www.acaedu.net.
Learn more Www.acaedu.net
Ways to enroll/attend this school Apply to the school
Application requirements Application
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
# of applications received 776
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 527
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

Student diversity TX Education Agency, 2013-2014
Students by group TX Education Agency, 2013-2014
  NCES, 2011-2012