Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Hanifi Oguz
District Beehive Science & Technology Academy (Bsta)
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Engineering
World languages
Mathematics
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Science
Technology
Career and Tech (vocational)
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Individually guided instruction
Internships
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
3
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Theory
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Poetry
Career and Tech programs Computer programming
IT support
Engineering
Media arts Computer animation
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
World languages taught Spanish
World languages taught (misc.) Turkish

Support

13
Facilities
including: College / career center
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Internet access
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Clubs and competitions
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 82% 77%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 9% 2%
Hispanic 6% 15%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Black 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 29% 49%
N/A 71% 51%
Male 71% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 96% 48%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
19
Clubs
including: Recycling club
Boys sports Basketball
Soccer
Boys sports (misc.) Ping pong
Girls sports (misc.) Running
Clubs Arts and crafts
Book / reading club
Chess club
Community service
Debate
Drama club
Foreign language and culture club
Game club
Homework help / Study buddy club
Math club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Recycling club
Robotics club
Science club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Technology club
Yearbook
Yoga club
Clubs (misc.) Mine Craft
  Future City
  Robotics
Extended care / Extended programs After

Culture

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
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school

Awards

Community service award Newsweek, America's Top High School List, 203rd
Year received 2014
Community service award STEAMing Ahead Best Video Award
Year received 2014
Academic award Math League Competition
Year received 2012
Academic award FIRST Lego League
Year received 2014
Academic award Best Design Robotics Award
Year received 2014

Teachers

14
Staff
including: College counselor
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Robotics / Technology specialist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Cantonese
French
Spanish
Urdu
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Turkish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Paid public transportation
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Salt Lake Community College
  University of Utah, College of Science
  Utah STEM Action Center
  Utah Valley University

Enrollment

Learn more Www.beehiveacademy.org
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
# of applications received 400
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 150
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

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