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Programs

Classes

9
Visual Arts
including: Painting
9
Music
including: Jazz band
11
Languages
including: Russian
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 American Sign Language (ASL)
Arabic
Chinese - Mandarin
Dutch
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Latin
Russian
Spanish
World languages taught (misc.) Mandarin required for elementary student
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Business
Engineering
Environmental
Foreign 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
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages Mandarin
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered No

Support

9
Facilities
including: College / career center
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming None
Level of special education programming None
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
College / career center
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Outdoor learning lab
Science lab

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 60% 14%
White 19% 37%
Two or more races 10% n/a
Hispanic 7% 47%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 5% n/a
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Pacific Islander n/a 3%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

1
Girls Sports
including: Diving
1
Boys Sports
including: Diving
2
Clubs
including: Math club
Girls sports Diving
Boys sports Diving
Boys sports (misc.) Scuba diving
Girls sports (misc.) Scuba diving
Clubs Drama club
Math club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
Before school start time 7:30 AM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Organize cultural events
Present special topics during curricular units
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Public
  Dallas Private Schools

Awards

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

Teachers

13
Staff
including: Reading specialist
Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Math specialist
Music teacher
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/
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $13000
Tuition range (high) $15000
For the year 2014-2015
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2009-2010