Details overview

Hours 8:15 AM - 3:45 AM
School leader Marjolein J. Borsten
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Special Education
Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Individually guided instruction
Standards-based

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
0
Music
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music None
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Career and Tech programs None
Media arts Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture
World languages taught Spanish

Support

9
Facilities
including: Internet access
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Playground
Extra learning resources (misc.) Accomodations or Modifications
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
College preparation resources College information sessions/fairs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Cognitive disability
Other health impairment
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
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
White 89% 31%
Hispanic 6% 51%
Black 4% 13%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1% 4%
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
1
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
12
Clubs
including: Technology club
Girls sports None
Boys sports Basketball
Clubs Art club
Arts and crafts
Chess club
Cooking club
Community service
Drama club
Game club
Science club
Sewing / knitting club
Student council / government
Technology club
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) Baseball Club
  Football Club
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 5:45 AM

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Library Volunteer
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Students typically come from these schools Public
  Larger Private

Awards

Community service award Mirabeau B. Lamar Award of Excellance
Year received 2010

Teachers

7
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
PE instructor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff 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) $15000
Tuition range (high) $18000
For the year 2014-2015
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Vouchers accepted Yes

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012