Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader FRANK PATRANELLA
District Richardson Independent School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Adult education
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Individually guided instruction
Standards-based

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
2
Music
including: Band
Music Band
Orchestra
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught (misc.) ESL Classes for Non-English Speakers
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish

Support

12
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Tutoring
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Multiple disabilities
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of the population

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 60% 52%
Black 19% 13%
White 9% 29%
Asian or Pacific Islander 9% 4%
Two or more races 2% 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 46% 17%
Female 46% 49%
N/A 54% 51%
Male 54% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 80% 60%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

1
Clubs
including: Science club
Boys sports (misc.) Jump Rope Team, All Star Games
Girls sports (misc.) Jump Rope Team, All Star Games
Clubs Science club
Clubs (misc.) Video Announcement Team
  Enrichment Clusters
  Jump-Rope Team
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Support Material Center
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
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Liberty Junior High
  Berkner High School

Awards

Community service award 100% Staff Membership on PTA
Year received 2014
Community service award 5 Year High Membership for PTA
Year received 2014
Academic award Commended in Math
Year received 2013
Academic award Commended in Science
Year received 2013

Teachers

13
Staff
including: Special education coordinator
Staff Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans shared with other schools
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

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