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Hours 8:15 AM - 3:15 PM
School leader Cavel Melbourne
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

0
Visual Arts
3
Music
including: Bell / handbell choir
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Bell / handbell choir
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Religious
Instructional / curriculum models used Direct instruction
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Differentiated Instruction
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

9
Facilities
including: Kitchen
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Remediation
Differentiated learning programs
Acceleration
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Facilities Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Playground
Science lab

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 50% 35%
Hispanic 41% 12%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 6%
Two or more races 4% 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
White 0% 42%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
2
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
1
Clubs
including: National Honor Society (NHS)
Girls sports Soccer
Basketball
Boys sports Basketball
Soccer
Clubs National Honor Society (NHS)
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 6:30 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools Takoma Academy
  Montgomery Blair
  Paint Branch

Awards

Community service award James Duckworth Service Award
Year received 2014
Community service award James Duckworth Service Award
Year received 2013
Community service award James Duckworth Service Award
Year received 2012

Teachers

7
Staff
including: Computer specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Computer specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
Special education coordinator
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Montgomery County Public School
Partner website Http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/
Partner Commonweal Foundation
Partner website Http://www.cweal.org/

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid
Outside scholarships
# of applications received 150
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 140
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012