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Hours 7:40 am - 3:10 pm
School leader JILL WRIGHT
District Spring Branch Independent School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Drama
Dance
Creative writing
Media arts Video and film production
Computer animation
Visual arts Photography
Painting
Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Printmaking
World languages taught French
Spanish
World languages taught (misc.) Sign Language
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages French
Special schedule Extended / longer school day

Support

17
Facilities
including: Access to farm or natural area
Facilities Cafeteria
Library
Sports Fields
Art room
Auditorium
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Science lab
Access to farm or natural area

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 52% 29%
Hispanic 37% 52%
Asian or Pacific Islander 8% 4%
Two or more races 2% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander n/a 0%
Black n/a 13%
American Indian/Alaska Native n/a 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 3% 17%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 31% 60%
Female 57% 49%
Male 43% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
2
Boys Sports
including: Track
Girls sports Volleyball
Basketball
Track
Boys sports Basketball
Track

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Parents and community members are encouraged to help us provide unique course offerings to our students by teaching a 45 minute elective course over a 3 or 6-week period. Classes can be taught in Architecture, Engineering, Culinary Arts, Scrapbook Design, Photography, Golf, etc. We also have a strong PTA and Site-Based Decision Making Team.
Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Volunteer time after school
Chaperone school trips
Volunteer in the classroom
Students typically continue on to these schools Spring Woods High School
  Memorial High School
  Stratford High School

Awards

Academic award National Charter School of the Year
Year received 2007
Academic award TBEC Honor Roll School
Year received 2006
Academic award TBEC Honor Roll School
Year received 2004

Teachers

15
Staff
including: School social worker / counselor
Staff Assistant principal
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
School social worker / counselor
Art teacher
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Gifted Specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students

Sources

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