Details overview

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

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Multiculturalism / Global
Instructional / curriculum models used International Baccalaureate (IB)
Project-based

Classes

7
Visual Arts
including: Printmaking
3
Music
including: Band
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

Support

12
Facilities
including: Art room
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
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Level of special education programming None
Level of ESL/ELL programming None

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 2 years old

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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: Arts and crafts
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
Before school start time 7:30 AM
After school end time 5:30 PM

Culture

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
Students typically continue on to these schools Sandy Spring Friends School
  Bullis School
  Public School

Teachers

6
Staff
including: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff Art teacher
Music teacher
PE instructor
Robotics / Technology specialist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
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
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $3000
Tuition range (high) $13000
For the year 2015-2016
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012