Programs

Classes

Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Standards-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Year-round
Extended / longer school day
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Tutoring
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
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
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Multiple disabilities
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Facilities Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Gym
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Performance stage

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 97% 1%
Hispanic 3% 13%
Two or more races 0% 57%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
White 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 0% 7%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 35% 61%
Special education 1% 13%
Female 53% 50%
Male 47% 50%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

Boys sports None
Clubs None
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 6:30 AM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Wolverine
School colors Maroon and Gold
Students typically continue on to these schools Howard Road Academy Main Campus

Teachers

Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No

Enrollment

Learn more Www.howardroadacademy.org
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 03/15/2013

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012
  Office of the State Superintendent of Education, 2011-2012