Details overview

Hours 8:05 AM - 2:35 PM
School leader Richard Zimmerman
District Auburn School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Independent study
Internships
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

7
Visual Arts
including: Textiles
5
Music
including: Band
5
Languages
including: Chinese - Mandarin
Music Band
Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Jazz band
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Poetry
Career and Tech programs Agriculture
Auto mechanics
Business management
Computer programming
Construction / Building
Cosmetology
Culinary
Electrical
Industrial / Graphic Design
IT support
Engineering
Media arts Graphics
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught American Sign Language (ASL)
Chinese - Mandarin
French
Japanese
Spanish

Support

16
Facilities
including: Audiovisual aids
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Industrial shop
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Science lab
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 54% 60%
Hispanic 20% 20%
Two or more races 8% 6%
Black 7% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 7% 7%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 3% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 2%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Special education 11% 13%
Female 49% 48%
N/A 51% 52%
Male 51% 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 55% 44%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

9
Girls Sports
including: Tennis
10
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
0
Clubs
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Golf
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Football
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Water polo
Wrestling
Clubs None
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Olympic Middle School
  Cascade Middle School

Awards

Academic award Washington State Achievement Award
Year received 2013
Academic award Linda Cowan Schools of Distinction Award
Year received 2014

Teachers

18
Staff
including: Robotics / Technology specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff None

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Education levels: Master's degree or higher 63% 66%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group WA OSPI, 2009-2010
  NCES, 2011-2012
Teacher characteristics WA OSPI, 2009-2010