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Programs

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
2
Music
including: Orchestra
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Orchestra
Band
Performing & written arts Dance
Media arts Graphics
Technical design and production
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught French
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Advanced Academics
Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Project-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered No

Support

12
Facilities
including: Gym
Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
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
Facilities Science lab
Performance stage
Parent center
Music room
Library
Internet access
Gym
Computer lab
Cafeteria
Auditorium
Audiovisual aids
Art room

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 72% 52%
Black 20% 13%
White 4% 29%
Asian or Pacific Islander 3% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Two or more races 1% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander n/a 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 36% 17%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 92% 60%
Female 48% 49%
Male 52% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
5
Boys Sports
including: Track
6
Clubs
including: Robotics club
Girls sports Track
Softball
Soccer
Cheerleading
Basketball
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Football
Soccer
Track
Clubs Student council / government
Robotics club
National Honor Society (NHS)
JROTC
Debate
Chess club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
None

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Organize fundraising events
Organize cultural events
Join PTO / PTA
Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools TAG Magnet- Townview
  SEM Magnet Townview
  Law-Townview

Teachers

19
Staff
including: Music teacher
Staff ELL / ESL Coordinator
Dance teacher
Computer specialist
Art teacher
Assistant principal
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation options Passes / tokens provided for public transportation
Buses / vans shared with other schools
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
# of applications received 260
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 110
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

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