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Hours 8:50 AM - 4:15 PM
School leader JESSICA SANCHEZ
District Henry Ford Academy Alameda School
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Design
1
Music
including: Vocal lessons / coaching
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Drama
Improv
Creative writing
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Performing arts
Visual arts
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Liberal Arts
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
Honors track
Internships
Project-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Extended / longer school day
Block scheduling
Early childhood program offered No

Support

9
Facilities
including: Performance stage
Extra learning resources Mentoring
Counseling
Career/college counseling
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Cafeteria
College / career center
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Performance stage

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 85% 52%
White 10% 29%
Two or more races n/a 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander n/a 0%
Asian or Pacific Islander n/a 4%
Black n/a 13%
American Indian/Alaska Native n/a 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 38% 60%
Female 59% 49%
Male 41% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
3
Boys Sports
including: Kickball
11
Clubs
including: Literary magazine
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Kickball
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Flag football
Kickball
Clubs Anime club
Art club
Book / reading club
Chess club
Debate
Drama club
Literary magazine
Math club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes

Awards

Academic award Chalk It Up! Best Idea Awards
Year received 2009
Academic award National Design Award from Cooper-Hewitt
Year received 2011
Academic award TCSAAL Volleyball Regional Champion
Year received 2012

Teachers

2
Staff
including: Instructional aide / coach
Staff College counselor
Instructional aide / coach
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Passes / tokens provided for public transportation
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Southwest School of Art
Partner website Http://www.swschool.org/
Partner Say Si!
Partner website Http://www.saysi.org/
Partner Museo Alameda
Partner website Http://www.thealameda.org/
Partner Alameda Theatre
Partner website Http://www.visitsanantonio.com/visitors/play/attraction-details/index.aspx?id=2366
Partner Henry Ford Learning Institute
Partner website Http://www.hfli.org/

Enrollment

Learn more Http://asad.hfli.org/how-to-attend/applications
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

Student diversity TX Education Agency, 2013-2014
Students by group TX Education Agency, 2013-2014