Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Katie Dill
District Texas College Preparatory Academie
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Music
Special Education
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
0
Languages
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught None

Support

14
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Parent involvement center
Playground
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
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 No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 50% 52%
White 37% 29%
Black 9% 13%
Two or more races 4% 2%
Asian or Pacific Islander n/a 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 12% 17%
Female 45% 49%
N/A 55% 51%
Male 55% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 64% 60%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
4
Clubs
including: Art club
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Art club
Chess club
Student council / government
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) National Junior Honor Society
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:15 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Volunteer in the classroom

Awards

Community service award Meet Standard
Year received 2013
Community service award Meet Standard
Year received 2014
Community service award Meet Standard
Year received 2015
Academic award TEA Exemplary School
Year received 2009
Academic award TEA Exemplary School
Year received 2010

Teachers

10
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Music teacher
PE instructor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://vista-academies.com/apply/
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
# of applications received 159
For the year 2015-2016
# of students accepted 100
For the year 2015-2016

Sources

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