Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:15 PM
School leader MUSTAFA AYIK
District Harmony Science Academy - Laredo
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Block scheduling

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Engineering
Mathematics
Medical
Science
Technology
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Individually guided instruction
Internships
Project-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Photography
0
Music
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music None
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Media arts Technical design and production
Visual arts Photography
World languages taught Spanish
World languages taught (misc.) Turkish

Support

10
Facilities
including: Gym
Facilities Sports Fields
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Gym
Internet access
Learning lab
Music room
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Tutoring
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging 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 No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 91% 51%
White 4% 31%
Asian or Pacific Islander 4% 4%
Black 1% 13%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 47% 49%
N/A 53% 51%
Male 53% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 66% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Swimming
5
Boys Sports
including: Volleyball
12
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Girls sports Basketball
Golf
Swimming
Volleyball
Boys sports Volleyball
Swimming
Soccer
Golf
Basketball
Clubs Student newspaper
Yearbook
Special Olympics
Student council / government
Robotics club
Math club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Foreign language and culture club
Girl Scouts
Drama club
Community service
Boy Scouts
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Volunteer time after school

Awards

Community service award Pink To Do
Year received 2015
Community service award Blood Drive
Year received 2015
Academic award 1ST PLACE IN MATH COUNTS CHAPTER COMPETIION
Year received 2015
Academic award Over all winner in Alamo Robotics ( FLL) Qualifier
Year received 2015
Academic award Regional Science Fair - Special Award
Year received 2015

Teachers

10
Staff
including: Assistant principal
Staff Assistant principal
College counselor
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Robotics / Technology specialist
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Turkish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY
Partner website Http://www.tamiu.edu/

Enrollment

Learn more Https://www.hsalaredo.org/database/applyonline.asp
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 03/15/2016
# of applications received 697
For the year 2015-2016
# of students accepted 92
For the year 2015-2016

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012