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Arts & Technology Academy

1650 West 22nd Avenue, Eugene, OR 97405
(541) 790-5700 Fax: (541) 790-5705

School website

Grades: 6–8
Enrollment: 415
Principal: Larry Williams <williams_l@4j.lane.edu>
Secretary: Tammie Taucer <taucer_t@4j.lane.edu>

School Hours: 8:50–3:24
Breakfast and Lunch Menu

Feeder Elementary Schools: Adams, Chávez

High School Region: Churchill

Mission Statement:
Committed to equity, Arts & Technology Academy teaches 21st century skills, creating global learners for a new tomorrow.

Program Description:
ATA is a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Lab School. Students participate in scientific inquiry and project-based learning in all content areas using the design process. Teachers integrate reading, writing, mathematics and science curriculum to support problem solving and critical thinking skills learning about real world challenges. Students’ elective choices include Design & Modeling, Green Architecture, AVID 7 & 8, P.E./Rock Climbing, Symphonic Band, Intro to Handicrafts, Musical Design, Robotics/Rockets/Renewable Energy, Medical Detective, STEM in the Kitchen, Digital Photography, Step (Dance), Beginning Band. Students’ experiences result in strong academic growth during their middle school years preparing them for high school success and the STEM courses at Churchill High School.

School Highlights:

  • We are an inclusive student-centered learning community that focuses on equity and multiculturalism
  • Content is integrated across curriculum making natural connections through project–based learning to build 21st Century Skills
  • We are an AVID school committed to preparing students for college and career options
  • We monitor student academic progress and, if necessary, provide targeted instruction and interventions through math and language arts support classes, along with acceleration through multi-age math instruction
  • Opportunities to learn from professionals in STEM fields and the University of Oregon
  • One-to-one iPads to student ratio

School Improvement Goals:

  • Address Oregon state content standards through a variety of rigorous and innovative curriculum structures that are consistent with best practice
  • Incorporate community, families and local organizations to participate in the learning community
  • Ensure that all students meet or exceed grade level benchmarks in reading and math
  • Ensure that arts and technology are effectively integrated across programming

School Mascot :

  • Wolf

School Colors:

  • Blue & White

ODE school report cards and AYP reports

Arts & Technology Academy construction time-lapse, 2016–2017:

OxBlue Construction Cameras