Details overview

Hours 08:30 AM - 03:10 PM
School leader Sydney Young
District Early Light Academy At Daybreak
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule AM and PM kindergarten
Block scheduling
Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning The mission of the Early Light Academy is to deliver a high quality education with a deep, rich and engaging curriculum, utilizing effective instructional techniques and emphasizing History, taking our students from the stone age to the space age to the information age and beyond.
Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Photography
3
Music
including: Jazz band
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Performing & written arts Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Photography
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None

Support

14
Facilities
including: Art room
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
College / career center
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Mentoring
Remediation
Special education programs Inclusive classroom

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 87% 76%
Hispanic 6% 16%
Two or more races 3% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Black 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 48% 48%
Male 52% 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 11% N/A
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
4
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
6
Clubs
including: Science club
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Soccer
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Soccer
Volleyball
Clubs Girls on the Run
Homework help / Study buddy club
Math club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Science club
Yoga club
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
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
Parent involvement details Parents are required to meet a minimum of 35 volunteer hours per family, per year.

Teachers

7
Staff
including: Special education coordinator
Staff Assistant principal
Librarian / media specialist
School counselor
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation options None

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Enrollment is done through a lottery.
Learn more Https://earlylightacademy.org/enrollment
Ways to enroll/attend this school Apply to the school
Application requirements Application
Application submission begins 01/02/2017
Application deadline 02/20/2017

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2013-2014
Students by group NCES, 2013-2014