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Hours 8:30 am - 3:15pm
School leader Dr. Brooke Carroll
Transportation options Yes
Preschool capacity 107

Programs

Classes

7
Visual Arts
including: Photography
3
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Multiculturalism / Global
Instructional / curriculum models used International Baccalaureate (IB)
Project-based
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Inquiry-Based
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 2 years old

Support

12
Facilities
including: Access to farm or natural area
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Level of ESL/ELL programming None
Level of special education programming None
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Playground

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 74% 42%
Two or more races 13% 4%
Hispanic 8% 12%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Black 0% 35%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

1
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
1
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
11
Clubs
including: Foreign language and culture club
Girls sports Soccer
Boys sports Soccer
Clubs Art club
Arts and crafts
Chess club
Cooking club
Dance club
Drama club
Foreign language and culture club
Gardening
Robotics club
Science club
Yoga club
Clubs - language Spanish
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 5:30 PM
Before school start time 7:30 AM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools Sandy Spring Friends School
  Bullis School
  Public School

Teachers

6
Staff
including: Music teacher
Staff Art teacher
Music teacher
PE instructor
Robotics / Technology specialist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner KID Museum
Partner website Kid-museum.org
Partner National Wildlife Federation
Partner website Www.nwf.org

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.senecaacademy.org/admissions.html
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $3000
Tuition range (high) $12000
For the year 2014-2015
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012