Details overview

Hours 7:50 AM - 2:50 PM
School leader Happy Carrico
District Denton Independent School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school International baccalaureate
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject

Classes

2
Music
including: Band
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish

Support

15
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Library
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Mentoring
Tutoring
Differentiated learning programs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Emotional behavioral disabilities

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 52% 29%
Hispanic 33% 52%
Black 7% 13%
Asian or Pacific Islander 4% 4%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander n/a 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 49% 49%
Male 51% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 53% 60%
English Language Learners 24% 17%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Clubs
including: Gardening
Boys sports (misc.) Running Club
Girls sports (misc.) Running Club
Clubs Art club
Gardening
Homework help / Study buddy club
Recycling club
Robotics club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom

Teachers

16
Staff
including: Librarian / media specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Buses / vans shared with other schools
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner First Baptist Church

Enrollment

Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 700
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 650
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

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