Details overview

Hours 7:55 AM - 3:35 PM
School leader Stephen Appea
District Southwest School
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Block scheduling

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Engineering
Mathematics
Science
Technology
Career and Tech (vocational)
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
5
Music
including: Theory
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music None
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Improv
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught Spanish

Support

11
Facilities
including: Internet access
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Internet access
Learning lab
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Performance stage
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 95% 52%
Black 4% 13%
Two or more races n/a 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander n/a 0%
Asian or Pacific Islander n/a 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native n/a 0%
White n/a 29%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 18% 17%
Female 52% 49%
Male 48% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 88% 60%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
2
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
9
Clubs
including: Homework help / Study buddy club
Girls sports Soccer
Volleyball
Boys sports Flag football
Soccer
Clubs Art club
Chess club
Dance club
Homework help / Study buddy club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Science club
Student council / government
Technology club
Clubs (misc.) Cosmetology
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:00 AM
After school end time 5:30 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Organize fundraising events
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school

Teachers

17
Staff
including: Music teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Transportation options (misc.) Limited Bus Service
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