Details overview

Hours 7:30 AM - 3:05 PM
School leader Ms Helena Aucoin
District Galveston Independent School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Environmental
Science
Service learning
Technology
Instructional / curriculum models used Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Hybrid / Blended learning
Individually guided instruction
Outdoor / Farm-based
Project-based
Standards-based
Teacher-run

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
3
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Video and film production
Visual arts Photography
Painting
Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught Spanish

Support

18
Facilities
including: Learning lab
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Remediation
Differentiated learning programs
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 43% 52%
White 42% 29%
Black 9% 13%
Asian or Pacific Islander 4% 4%
Two or more races 1% 2%
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 33% 17%
Female 49% 49%
N/A 51% 51%
Male 51% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 63% 60%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
6
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Community service
Dance club
Literary magazine
Recycling club
Student council / government
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After

Culture

Parent involvement Tutor
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Present special topics during curricular units
Organize fundraising events
Organize cultural events
Monitor the playground
Join PTO / PTA
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Austin Middle School
  Central Middle School
  Scott Collegiate Academy Middle School

Awards

Community service award 2nd Place Gulf Guardian Winners
Year received 2013
Community service award 2nd Place Youth Environmental Education
Year received 2013
Community service award Green Ribbon Schools
Year received 2013
Academic award TEA Met Standard
Year received 2013
Academic award TEA Acceptable Rated
Year received 2012
Academic award TEA Recognized Rated
Year received 2011

Teachers

22
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Dance teacher
Computer specialist
Art teacher
Assistant principal
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Vietnamese
Spanish
French
Mandarin
American Sign Language (ASL)

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Buses / vans shared with other schools
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Texas Parks and Wildlife
Partner website Http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/
Partner Artist Boat
Partner website Http://www.artistboat.org/
Partner Galveston Baykeeper
Partner website Www.galvestonbaykeeper.org/
Partner Moody Gardens
Partner website Http://www.moodygardens.com/
Partner Friends of Galveston Island State Park
Partner website Http://fogisp.wordpress.com/

Enrollment

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