Details overview

Hours 7:35 AM - 2:10 PM
School leader Joe Potts
District Kent 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 Advanced placement (AP) courses

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
5
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
4
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Career and Tech programs Auto mechanics
Culinary
Media arts None
Visual arts Architecture
Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
World languages taught American Sign Language (ASL)
French
Japanese
Spanish

Support

15
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Science lab
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
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
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 66% 60%
Hispanic 11% 20%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 8% 7%
Black 7% 5%
Two or more races 6% 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 2%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Special education 11% 13%
Female 48% 48%
Male 52% 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 34% 44%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

14
Girls Sports
including: Softball
11
Boys Sports
including: Track
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Diving
Golf
Gymnastics
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Wrestling
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Diving
Football
Golf
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Soccer
Tennis
Track
Wrestling
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Cedar Heights Middle School
  Mattson Middle School

Teachers

19
Staff
including: PE instructor
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Education levels: Master's degree or higher 65% 66%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Transportation provided for special education students

Enrollment

Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

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