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Programs

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
6
Music
including: Orchestra
4
Languages
including: French
Music Band
Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Graphics
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Painting
Photography
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
Latin
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Liberal Arts
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Honors track
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

16
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming None
Level of special education programming None
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
SAT/ACT prep classes
Vocational or skills-based training None
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 88% 77%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 2%
Hispanic 2% 15%
Two or more races 1% 1%
Black 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

9
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
8
Boys Sports
including: Tennis
5
Clubs
including: Debate
Girls sports Basketball
Crew
Cross country
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Tennis
Ultimate
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Crew / Rowing
Cross country
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Tennis
Ultimate Frisbee
Clubs Community service
Debate
Literary magazine
Student council / government
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:00 AM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council

Awards

Academic award Siemens Award for Academic Placement
Year received 2009
Academic award Cum Laude Society Nominating School
Year received 2013
Academic award Morehead-Cain Nominating School
Year received 2013

Teachers

16
Staff
including: Robotics / Technology specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Dutch
French
German
Japanese
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options (misc.) Private bus service
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://waterfordschool.org/admissions/
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $6000
Tuition range (high) $20000
For the year 2013-2014
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012