Details overview

School leader PAMELA GRABSKY
District Houston Independent School District
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Business
World languages
Humanities
Mathematics
Music
Science
Service learning
Social justice
Technology
Visual arts
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Individually guided instruction
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Virtual school

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Photography
2
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
7
Languages
including: Japanese
Music Instrumental and theory music lessons
Theory
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Career and Tech programs Computer programming
Pre-law
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Photography
World languages taught American Sign Language (ASL)
Chinese - Mandarin
French
German
Japanese
Latin
Spanish

Support

0
Facilities
Facilities None
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Tutoring
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 54% 29%
Hispanic 27% 52%
Black 11% 13%
Two or more races 4% 2%
Asian or Pacific Islander 3% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 1% 17%
Female 58% 49%
Male 42% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 43% 60%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
4
Boys Sports
including: Baseball
11
Clubs
including: Student newspaper
Girls sports Basketball
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Soccer
Volleyball
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Chess club
Cooking club
Community service
Debate
Drama club
Math club
Robotics club
Science club
Student newspaper
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Tutor

Awards

Academic award EDDIE Award—Curriculum Excellence
Year received 2014
Academic award BESSIE Award—Best Science Website
Year received 2014
Academic award Software Information Industry Association CODiE Award
Year received 2014

Teachers

10
Staff
including: Music teacher
Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Robotics / Technology specialist
Special education coordinator

Neighborhood

Transportation options None

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.connectionsacademy.com/texas-houston-school/enrollment/home.aspx
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