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Programs

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Painting
8
Music
including: Vocal lessons / coaching
3
Languages
including: French
Music Band
Bell / handbell choir
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Orchestra
Rock band
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts None
Drama
Improv
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts None
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Business
Engineering
Multiculturalism / Global
Service learning
Special Education
Technology
Visual arts
Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Hybrid / Blended learning
Honors track
Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

Support

16
Facilities
including: Science lab
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
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
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Cognitive disability
Hearing impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Vocational or skills-based training Business management
Computer programming
IT support
Engineering
Vocational or skills-based training (misc.) Audio/Visual
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 34% 29%
Black 33% 13%
Hispanic 23% 52%
Asian or Pacific Islander 6% 4%
Two or more races 4% 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
English learners 6% 17%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 47% 60%
Female 49% 49%
Male 51% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
7
Boys Sports
including: Football
12
Clubs
including: Student newspaper
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Football
Golf
Soccer
Track
Clubs (misc.) Civil Air Patrol
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Chess club
Community service
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
Gardening
National Honor Society (NHS)
Recycling club
Robotics club
Student newspaper
Technology club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
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
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes

Teachers

20
Staff
including: Speech and language therapist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
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
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff French
Russian
Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Portugese

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Brooke of Life
  Fielder Church
  Kid 2 Kid

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.newmanacademy.org/#
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 556
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 200
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

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