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Hours 9:00 AM - 3:40 PM
School leader Dr.. Marjorie Myers
District Arlington County Public Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Printmaking
3
Music
including: Band
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Printmaking
Textiles
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Foreign languages
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Spanish Immersion
Instructional / curriculum models used Montessori
Standards-based
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Spanish Immersion
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages Spanish
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

14
Facilities
including: Kitchen
Extra learning resources Remediation
Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
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
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
2
Boys Sports
including: Squash
5
Clubs
including: Math club
Girls sports Basketball
Soccer
Boys sports Basketball
Squash
Clubs Chess club
Girl Scouts
Girls on the Run
Homework help / Study buddy club
Math club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 7:00 AM

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
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
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools Gunston MS
  Wakefield SHS

Awards

Academic award Colegio del Ano
Year received 2012

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans shared with other schools
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes

Enrollment

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Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 100
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 100
For the year 2012-2013