Details overview

Hours 8:15 or 1:00 - 12:15 or 5:00
School leader Ed Pilkington
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Year-round
Block scheduling
Part-time study
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Honors track
Individually guided instruction
Internships

Classes

0
Visual Arts
0
Music
5
Languages
including: German
Music None
Performing & written arts None
Career and Tech programs None
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught American Sign Language (ASL)
French
German
Latin
Spanish

Support

5
Facilities
including: Internet access
Facilities Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
Internet access
Learning lab
Library
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
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

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 69% 31%
Asian or Pacific Islander 19% 4%
Hispanic 9% 51%
Black 4% 13%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
3
Clubs
including: Yearbook
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs National Honor Society (NHS)
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Students typically come from these schools Public schools
  Private Schools
  Foreign Schools
Students typically continue on to these schools Collin College

Awards

Academic award Voted "Best Private School in Plano" - Plano Star Courier
Year received 2008

Teachers

3
Staff
including: ELL / ESL Coordinator
Staff Assistant principal
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Special education coordinator
World languages spoken by staff German
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

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Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $6000
Tuition range (high) $12000
For the year 2014-2015
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Outside scholarships
Vouchers accepted Yes

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012