Details overview

Hours 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
School leader Randall Reiners
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 Arts (all)
Business
Engineering
Environmental
World languages
Humanities
Mathematics
Medical
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Technology
Visual arts
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Hybrid / Blended learning
Honors track
Independent study
Individually guided instruction
Internships
Multi-aged classrooms
Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Virtual school

Classes

9
Visual Arts
including: Printmaking
9
Music
including: Vocal lessons / coaching
1
Languages
including: Chinese - Mandarin
Music Band
Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Opera
Orchestra
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Architecture
Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Mandarin

Support

8
Facilities
including: Science lab
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
College / career center
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Outdoor learning lab
Science lab
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Level of special education programming None
Level of ESL/ELL programming None

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Extracurriculars

1
Girls Sports
including: Diving
1
Boys Sports
including: Diving
1
Clubs
including: Drama club
Girls sports Diving
Boys sports Diving
Boys sports (misc.) Scuba diving
Girls sports (misc.) Scuba diving
Clubs Drama club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:30 AM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Organize cultural events
Present special topics during curricular units
Students typically come from these schools Public
  Dallas Private Schools
  Montessori

Awards

Academic award Top 1% ACT scores
Year received 2014
Academic award Top 1% SAT scores
Year received 2014
Academic award Top 10 Private school
Year received 2012

Teachers

12
Staff
including: Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Math specialist
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
Russian
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Collin College
Partner website Http://www.collin.edu
Partner Dallas Museum of Art
Partner website Www.dallasmuseumofart.org
Partner Arts and Technology Institue
Partner website Http://myati.org
Partner International Music Conservatory
Partner website Http://www.imusicconservatory.com/

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.yorktowned.com/admissions/applying-to-yorktown/
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $15000
Tuition range (high) $15000
For the year 2015-2016
Vouchers accepted No