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Hours 8:00 AM - 2:35 PM
School leader Lakisha Covert
District Alexandria City Public Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

0
Visual Arts
5
Music
including: Band
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Opera
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Choir / Chorus
Band
Orchestra
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing
Standards-based
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Dual Language
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages Spanish
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

Support

14
Facilities
including: Audiovisual aids
Extra learning resources Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Differentiated learning programs
Counseling
Acceleration
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Significant developmental delay
Visual impairments
Speech and language impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Other
Orthopedic impairments
Multiple disabilities
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Hearing impairments
Cognitive disability
Autism
Facilities Performance stage
Playground
Parent center
Music room
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Internet access
Gym
Cafeteria
Garden / Greenhouse
Audiovisual aids
Sports Fields
Art room

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Extracurriculars

Boys sports (misc.) After schools programs
Girls sports (misc.) After school programs
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 AM

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Volunteer time after school
Volunteer in the classroom
Organize fundraising events
Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools Francis C. Hammond Middle School

Teachers

17
Staff
including: Math specialist
Staff Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Speech and language therapist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
School psychologist
Reading specialist
Nurse
Music teacher
PE instructor
Math specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Gifted Specialist
Gardening teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Computer specialist
Art teacher
Assistant principal
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
Amharic
Arabic
American Sign Language (ASL)

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Accessible via public transportation
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner The DreamDog Foundation
Partner website Dreamdog.org
Partner CETA
Partner website Kennedy-center.org
Partner Center for Naval Analyses
Partner website Https://www.cna.org/centers/cna

Enrollment

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Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 902
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 902
For the year 2013-2014