Details overview

School leader Dr.. Chris Willmore
District Arlington County Public Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject

Classes

7
Visual Arts
including: Architecture
5
Music
including: Jazz band
8
Languages
including: Chinese - Mandarin
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Jazz band
Orchestra
Theory
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Architecture
Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
World languages taught American Sign Language (ASL)
Arabic
Chinese - Mandarin
French
German
Japanese
Latin
Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish

Support

14
Facilities
including: Library
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
College / career center
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Performance stage
Science lab
Swimming pool
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 43% 13%
Black 23% 23%
White 19% 52%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 11% 6%
Two or more races 4% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 47% 49%
Male 53% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 42% N/A
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

16
Girls Sports
including: Lacrosse
16
Boys Sports
including: Tennis
23
Clubs
including: Model UN
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Crew / Rowing
Cross country
Diving
Fencing
Field hockey
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Crew / Rowing
Cross country
Diving
Fencing
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Wrestling
Girls sports (misc.) Dance Team
Clubs Anime club
Book / reading club
Community service
Drama club
Drill team
Drum line
Foreign language and culture club
Forensics club
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
Homework help / Study buddy club
It's Academic
JROTC
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Literary magazine
Marching band
Model UN
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Step team
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Television / Radio News
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After

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
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Gunston Middle School
  Jefferson Middle School
  Kenmore Middle School

Teachers

22
Staff
including: Special education coordinator
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)
Arabic
Mandarin
French
German
Russian
Spanish
Tagalog

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

Enrollment

Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2013-2014
Students by group NCES, 2013-2014