Details overview

Hours 08:00 AM - 03:45 PM
School leader Len Stevens
District Manara Academy
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Block scheduling
Extended / longer school day
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school College preparatory
Teacher-run
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Service learning
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
Gifted / High performing
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

0
Visual Arts
0
Music
3
Languages
including: Spanish
Music None
Performing & written arts Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught Arabic
French
Spanish

Support

9
Facilities
including: Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Facilities Auditorium
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Outdoor learning lab
Playground
Science lab
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Remediation
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

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Asian or Pacific Islander 46% 4%
White 25% 29%
Black 23% 13%
Hispanic 3% 52%
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 22% 17%
Female 55% 49%
N/A 45% 51%
Male 45% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 50% 60%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
4
Boys Sports
including: Volleyball
12
Clubs
including: Technology club
Girls sports Basketball
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Flag football
Gymnastics
Volleyball
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Boy Scouts
Chess club
Drama club
Girl Scouts
It's Academic
Mock trial competition club
Robotics club
Science club
Technology club
Foreign language and culture club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:00 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Students typically come from these schools Coppell ISD
  Irving ISD
  Arlington ISD
Parent involvement details Newsletters, emails, phone master system, facebook and twitter. My Big Campus is utilized frequently by teachers along with parent portal to engage parents in their child's daily information.
Approach to addressing and preventing bullying Zero tolerance.

Awards

Community service award 5K Humanitarian
Year received 2015
Community service award 5K humanitarian
Year received 2015
Academic award A/A+ School Rating
Year received 2015
Academic award Superior Achievement in Finance
Year received 2015
Academic award World Language rankings
Year received 2015

Teachers

12
Staff
including: Coach(es)
Staff Assistant principal
Coach(es)
College counselor
Educational diagnostician
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Reading specialist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Arabic
French
German
Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Hindi, Urdu
Staff details Incredibly hare working staff that always puts children first:)

Neighborhood

Transportation details Buses only service our Irving locations.
Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Transportation options (misc.) Limited Buses (First Come)

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Our application process in online at www.manaraacademy.org. Application can take place throughout the year. Our enrollment process is lottery based and is from Jan 1 to Jan 31 for the following school year.
Learn more Www.manaraacademy.org
Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Apply to the school
Application requirements Application
Transcript
Application submission begins 08/19/2015
Application deadline 01/01/2016

Sources

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