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Hours 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Jenny Rodriquez
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Design
0
Music
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music None
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Graphics
Visual arts Design
Architecture
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Technology
Science
Mathematics
Humanities
Engineering
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) STEM
Instructional / curriculum models used STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Standards-based
Project-based
Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Internships
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Block scheduling
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered No

Support

7
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming None
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
College preparation resources School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Community college courses
College presentations or information sessions
College prep programs/courses during the year
Vocational or skills-based training Computer programming
Industrial / Graphic Design
Engineering
Facilities Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Industrial shop
Internet access
Science lab

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Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
11
Clubs
including: Community service
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs (misc.) Student Ambassadors
Clubs Art club
Community service
Debate
Drama club
Math club
Recycling club
Robotics club
Science club
Student council / government
Technology club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Kennewick School District Middle Schools
  Pasco School District Middle Schools
  Richland School District Middle Schools

Awards

Academic award OSPI STEM Lighthouse School
Year received 2013
Academic award OSPI School of Innovation
Year received 2011
Academic award LASER Science Advocacy Award
Year received 2011

Teachers

5
Staff
including: Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Staff Computer specialist
Math specialist
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Accessible via public transportation
Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Kennewick School District
Partner website Www.ksd.org
Partner Pasco School District
Partner website Www.psd1.org
Partner Richland School District
Partner website Www.rsd.edu
Partner Washington State STEM Education Foundation
Partner website Www.washingtonstemeducation.org

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Tuition range (low) $0
Tuition range (high) $0
For the year 2013-2014
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered No
# of applications received 350
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 130
For the year 2013-2014