Details overview

School leader Carolyn Sharette
District American Preparatory Academy
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Extended / longer school day
Block scheduling

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Engineering
Humanities
Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
College preparatory
Advanced placement (AP) courses

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Design
5
Music
including: Band
2
Languages
including: Latin
Music Band
Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Poetry
Media arts None
Visual arts Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Latin
Spanish

Support

10
Facilities
including: Internet access
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
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
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 90% 77%
Hispanic 4% 15%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Black 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 46% 49%
Male 54% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 36% 48%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
4
Boys Sports
including: Golf
8
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Girls sports Basketball
Soccer
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Volleyball
Clubs Chess club
Community service
Debate
Drama club
Drum line
Student council / government
Technology club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom

Awards

Community service award Community Service Award
Year received 2012
Academic award Charter School of the Year
Year received 2011

Teachers

14
Staff
including: School psychologist
Staff Art teacher
Dance teacher
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
Vietnamese

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012