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Hours 7:45 AM - 2:45 PM
School leader Ms Kim Placker
District Austin Independent School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Painting
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Dance
Media arts None
Visual arts Printmaking
Painting
Drawing / Sketching
Ceramics
Textiles
World languages taught Spanish
World languages taught (misc.) Two-Way Dual Language
Academic themes / Areas of focus Mathematics
Science
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Dual Language
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing
Standards-based

Support

13
Facilities
including: Internet access
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of the population
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Parent center
Playground
Science lab

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 71% 52%
White 24% 29%
Two or more races 2% 2%
Asian or Pacific Islander 2% 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander n/a 0%
Black n/a 13%
American Indian/Alaska Native n/a 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 45% 17%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 68% 60%
Female 48% 49%
Male 52% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
3
Boys Sports
including: Volleyball
3
Clubs
including: Math club
Girls sports Volleyball
Track
Soccer
Boys sports Soccer
Tennis
Volleyball
Boys sports (misc.) Swimming for 1st graders
Girls sports (misc.) Swimming for 1st graders
Clubs Math club
Student council / government
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Organize fundraising events
Organize cultural events
Join PTO / PTA
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools Covington Middle School
  Crockett High School

Teachers

11
Staff
including: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff Librarian / media specialist
Computer specialist
Art teacher
Assistant principal
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
School social worker / counselor
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Transportation provided for special education students
Accessible via public transportation
Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner One Chapel
  FreeScale
  City of Sunset Valley
  Docs Backyard

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines

Sources

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