Details overview

Hours 08:00 AM - 03:30 PM
School leader Melissa Fambrough
District Arlington Classics Academy
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

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

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

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

Support

6
Facilities
including: Playground
Facilities Art room
Computer lab
Gym
Library
Music room
Playground
Extra learning resources Counseling
Tutoring

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 48% 29%
Black 22% 13%
Hispanic 18% 52%
Asian or Pacific Islander 6% 4%
Two or more races 4% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander n/a 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 53% 49%
Male 47% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 0% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
1
Clubs
including: Chess club
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Chess club
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Students typically continue on to these schools Arlington Classics Academy Intermediate 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

15
Staff
including: ELL / ESL Coordinator
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

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 Rolling

Sources

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