Details overview

Hours 8:30 AM - 3:25 PM
School leader Larry Madden
District Salt Lake Center For Science Education
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Mathematics
Science
Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
Independent study
Internships
Project-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Advanced placement (AP) courses

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Career and Tech programs None
Media arts Graphics
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Sculpture
World languages taught Spanish

Support

14
Facilities
including: Kitchen
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Music room
Performance stage
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I school wide
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
College preparation resources School-sponsored trips to college campuses
SAT/ACT prep classes
College information sessions/fairs
College prep programs/courses during the year
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 51% 77%
Hispanic 36% 15%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 4% 2%
Black 4% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 2%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 47% 49%
N/A 53% 51%
Male 53% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 63% 48%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

8
Clubs
including: Community service
Boys sports (misc.) Available through home school
Girls sports (misc.) Available through home school
Clubs Community service
DECA
Girl Scouts
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Math club
Robotics club
Science club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 5:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school

Teachers

11
Staff
including: Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner University of Utah
Partner website Www.utah.edu
Partner University Neighborhood Partners
Partner website Http://partners.utah.edu/home/

Enrollment

Learn more Http://slcse.weebly.com/the-application.html
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 02/15/2014
# of applications received 375
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 75
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

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