Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:00 AM
School leader Lila Fussell
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Performing arts
Religious
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Individually guided instruction
Montessori
Therapeutic

Classes

0
Visual Arts
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
2
Languages
including: American Sign Language (ASL)
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught American Sign Language (ASL)
Spanish
World languages taught (misc.) Sign
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered American Sign Language (ASL)
Spanish

Support

8
Facilities
including: Art room
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Gym
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Playground
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Level of special education programming None
Level of ESL/ELL programming None

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age Infant

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 40% 13%
White 30% 31%
Hispanic 20% 51%
Two or more races 10% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0% 4%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
0
Clubs
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs None
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 6:30 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Volunteer in the classroom
Students typically continue on to these schools Cantebury Episcopal School
  Ruby Young Elementary
  Cockrell Hill Elementary

Teachers

5
Staff
including: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff Art teacher
Dance teacher
Music teacher
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner DeSoto Public Library
  DeSoto Chamber of Commerce
  Region Ten (DISD)

Enrollment

Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $4000
Tuition range (high) $7000
For the year 2012-2013
Vouchers accepted No
# of applications received 50
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 40
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012