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

Programs

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Painting
0
Music
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music None
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Media arts Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Special Education
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Learning Different Students
Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Individually guided instruction
Standards-based
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Multi-sensory
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered No

Support

9
Facilities
including: Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Extra learning resources (misc.) Accomodations or Modifications
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Cognitive disability
Other
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
College preparation resources College presentations or information sessions
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Vocational or skills-based training None
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Playground

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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: Arts and crafts
Girls sports None
Boys sports Basketball
Clubs (misc.) Baseball Club
  Football Club
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
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 5:45 AM

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Library Volunteer
Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
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 and language therapist
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

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Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $15000
Tuition range (high) $18000
For the year 2014-2015
Vouchers accepted Yes
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012