Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 2:35 AM
School leader Ms. Rae Covey
District Alexandria City Public Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing

Classes

0
Visual Arts
4
Music
including: Orchestra
0
Languages
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Orchestra
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught None
World languages taught (misc.) After school progs.

Support

11
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Playground
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Deafness
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Other health impairment
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Visual impairment, including blindness
Developmental delay
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of the population

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 57% 54%
Black 18% 24%
Hispanic 16% 12%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 6%
Two or more races 3% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 50% 49%
Male 50% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 26% 38%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

11
Clubs
including: Foreign language and culture club
Boys sports (misc.) After school progs.
Girls sports (misc.) A variety of after school
Clubs Art club
Arts and crafts
Chess club
Dance club
Drama club
Foreign language and culture club
Girls on the Run
Homework help / Study buddy club
Recycling club
Student council / government
Television / Radio News
Clubs - dance Hip Hop
Clubs - language French, Spanish, Mandarin
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 AM

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
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools GW Middle School
  Francis Hammond Middle School

Teachers

17
Staff
including: Assistant principal
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Accessible via public transportation
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012