Details overview

School leader SAMMI HARRISON
District Austin Independent School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Architecture
3
Music
including: Band
5
Languages
including: French
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Media arts Computer animation
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Architecture
Design
Photography
Printmaking
Textiles
Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
German
Latin
Spanish

Support

12
Facilities
including: Performance stage
Facilities Cafeteria
Sports Fields
Art room
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Industrial shop
Internet access
Learning lab
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Performance stage
Library
Extra learning resources Counseling
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 50% 29%
Hispanic 31% 52%
Asian or Pacific Islander 10% 4%
Black 5% 13%
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 7% 17%
Female 48% 49%
N/A 52% 51%
Male 52% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 28% 60%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

7
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
6
Boys Sports
including: Football
Girls sports Soccer
Cheerleading
Tennis
Track
Ultimate
Volleyball
Basketball
Boys sports Soccer
Baseball
Football
Tennis
Track
Basketball

Culture

Parent involvement Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom

Teachers

15
Staff
including: Dance teacher
Staff Assistant principal
ELL / ESL Coordinator
School counselor
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
Gardening teacher
Coach(es)
Music teacher
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
Security personnel
Special education coordinator
Librarian / media specialist
Art teacher

Neighborhood

Transportation options Transportation provided for special education students
Buses / vans provided for students

Sources

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