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Hours 7:30 AM - 3:00 AM
School leader FEVZI SIMSEK
District Harmony Science Academy (Waco)
Transportation options None

Programs

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
2
Languages
including: French
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Painting
Printmaking
World languages taught French
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Engineering
Foreign languages
Mathematics
Science
Technology
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Advanced placement (AP) courses
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
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

8
Facilities
including: Library
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
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
Vocational or skills-based training Computer programming
Engineering
Facilities Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Gym
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 68% 52%
White 22% 29%
Black 7% 13%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1% 4%
Two or more races 1% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander n/a 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native n/a 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 12% 17%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 80% 60%
Female 51% 49%
Male 49% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Gymnastics
5
Boys Sports
including: Cross country
13
Clubs
including: Math club
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Gymnastics
Soccer
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Gymnastics
Soccer
Volleyball
Clubs Art club
Boy Scouts
Cooking club
Foreign language and culture club
Math club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Recycling club
Robotics club
Science club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Technology club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Mountainview Elementray
  A J Moore High School
  University High School

Awards

Academic award FRC Robotics Finalist
Year received 2012
Academic award FTC Robotics Regional Champion
Year received 2012
Academic award Regional Science Fair First Place
Year received 2012

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner The University of Texas at Dallas STEM center
  Educate Texas
  Texas Education Agency

Enrollment

Learn more Https://www.hsawaco.org/database/applyonline.asp
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Application deadline 03/15/2012
# of applications received 550
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 146
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

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