|Just The Facts|
Vision: It is the Vision of Manara Academy to be “The Pinnacle of Knowledge, Character, Ethics and Community Building.”
Number of Students: 460
Expeditionary Learning School: Manara is the only school in Texas to use EL, offering equal emphasis on intellectual and character development.
How does Manara use Expeditionary Learning (EL)? Through the use of Expeditionary Learning, Manara inspires the motivation of our students to learn, engages the teachers, takes students to new levels of focus and effort and transforms our students, parents and teachers to become leaders of their own thinking. Our teachers provide a model that challenges student at all skill levels with high level tasks and active roles in the classroom.
High School-Preparatory Program: for all students in Kindergarten through 8 through the use of Expeditionary Learning
Charter School: Autonomy of a Private School with the Accountability of a Public School
Tuition: free tuition to all students admitted by lottery
Foreign Language: One of the only charter schools to provide foreign language instruction to all students beginning in Kindergarten. Manara currently offers: Arabic and French
Extended School Day: 8:00 am – 6:30 pm
Average Class Size:
After-School Activities: Basketball, Building Club, Chess, Choir, Community Service, Dance, Karate, School Ambassador’s Program, Spelling Bee, Soccer
Facilities: playground, soccer field, two gymnasiums, dining hall in middle school
Daily Attendance: 97% average
Parent Engagement: Parents are asked to contribute a minimum of 20 hours of volunteer service to Manara Academy. This can be completed through participation in field studies, helping out in classroom, working activities, PTO, etc.
Home Languages: our school community has twenty-three home languages spoken on campus
Title I School: 54% qualify for free or reduced lunch
ESL: 36% qualify for ESL servicing
Neighborhood: students accepted from 14 districts in North Texas
Financial Health: Superior Rating According to Charter First School Rating
|Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 March 2013 15:25|