Details overview

Hours 8:20 AM - 3:30 PM
School leader JOHNNIE SMITH
District Wayside Schools
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Year-round

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Multi-aged classrooms
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
1
Music
including: Band
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Performing & written arts None
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
World languages taught Spanish

Support

13
Facilities
including: Library
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 48% 29%
Hispanic 37% 52%
Two or more races 7% 2%
Black 5% 13%
Asian or Pacific Islander 3% 4%
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 5% 17%
Female 49% 49%
N/A 51% 51%
Male 51% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 35% 60%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
3
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
3
Clubs
including: Yearbook
Girls sports Basketball
Soccer
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Soccer
Volleyball
Clubs Science club
Student council / government
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:30 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
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

Awards

Academic award TEA Exemplary School
Year received 2012
Academic award TEA Exemplary School
Year received 2011
Academic award TEA Exemplary School
Year received 2010

Teachers

10
Staff
including: Gifted Specialist
Staff Art teacher
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.waysideschools.org/domain/262
Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 200
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 60
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

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