Details overview

School leader Dr. John A. Word
District Arlington County Public Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
4
Music
including: Jazz band
4
Languages
including: French
Music Band
Orchestra
Choir / Chorus
Jazz band
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Media arts Computer animation
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Arabic
French
Latin
Spanish

Support

17
Facilities
including: Sports Fields
Facilities Gym
Swimming pool
Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
College / career center
Computer lab
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 42% 12%
White 24% 54%
Black 18% 24%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 11% 6%
Two or more races 4% 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%
N/A 50% 51%
Male 50% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 52% 38%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

8
Girls Sports
including: Track
8
Boys Sports
including: Wrestling
Girls sports Basketball
Diving
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Cheerleading
Ultimate
Boys sports Basketball
Diving
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Wrestling
Ultimate Frisbee
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After

Culture

Parent involvement Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events

Teachers

18
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Nurse
School counselor
Art teacher
Assistant principal
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Dance teacher
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Paid public transportation
Accessible via public transportation

Sources

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