Details overview

Hours 7:45 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Yvette Alvarez
District School Of Science And Technology Discovery
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Extended / longer school day
Block scheduling

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus World languages
Mathematics
Science
Technology

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts Painting
Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught Spanish

Support

8
Facilities
including: Internet access
Facilities Computer lab
Cafeteria
Art room
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Acceleration
College preparation resources Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Summer college prep programs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 63% 52%
White 18% 29%
Black 10% 13%
Asian or Pacific Islander 8% 4%
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
Female 40% 49%
Male 60% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 61% 60%
English Language Learners 13% 17%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
2
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
9
Clubs
including: Drama club
Girls sports Volleyball
Basketball
Boys sports Basketball
Soccer
Clubs Community service
Drama club
Foreign language and culture club
Game club
Math club
Recycling club
Robotics club
Student council / government
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom

Awards

Academic award 1st place in the FLL Robotics in the State of Texas
Year received 2014
Academic award 1st Place in Regional Science Olympiad
Year received 2014
Academic award The best charter school in State Science Olympiad
Year received 2014

Teachers

14
Staff
including: Assistant principal
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner First Lego League
Partner website Www.firstlegoleague.org
Partner Mathematical Association of America
Partner website Www.maa.org/
Partner Texas Stem Education
Partner website Www.edtx.org/

Enrollment

Learn more Https://www.sstdiscovery.org/database/applyonline.asp
Application requirements Application
Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 620
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 136
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

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