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School leader TYISHA NELSON
District Garland Independent School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
3
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Orchestra
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Music
Visual arts
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Orchestra
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages Spanish
Early childhood program offered No

Support

10
Facilities
including: Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Multiple disabilities
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Library
Music room
Playground
Kitchen

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 40% 52%
White 28% 29%
Black 20% 13%
Asian or Pacific Islander 8% 4%
Two or more races 3% 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 17% 17%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 43% 60%
Female 50% 49%
Male 50% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Clubs
including: Arts and crafts
Clubs (misc.) K-Kids
  Math Science Team
  Strings
Clubs Arts and crafts
Book / reading club
Chess club
Science club
Special Olympics

Culture

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

Awards

Academic award TEA Exemplary School
Year received 2011
Academic award TBEC Honor Roll School
Year received 2011
Academic award TEA Gold Performance
Year received 2011

Teachers

10
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Art teacher
Assistant principal
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
Nurse
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
School social worker / counselor

Neighborhood

Transportation options Transportation provided for special education students
Buses / vans provided for students
Buses / vans shared with other schools
Transportation options (misc.) GT students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Kiwanis

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.garlandisd.net/departments/Magnet_Programs/gt_elem.asp
Application or enrollment process Yes
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