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Programs

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Painting
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Dance
Media arts None
Visual arts Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Special Education
Social justice
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Public
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Block scheduling
Extended / longer school day

Support

10
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Counseling
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Vocational or skills-based training Pre-law
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 95% 1%
Hispanic 7% 13%
White 0% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 57%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 1% 7%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 61% 61%
Special education 13% 13%
Female 58% 50%
Male 42% 50%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
4
Boys Sports
including: Baseball
4
Clubs
including: Dance club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Soccer
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Flag football
Soccer
Clubs Chess club
Dance club
Debate
Science club

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School colors Red, Black
Students typically come from these schools Neval Thomas
  Ron Brown

Teachers

16
Staff
including: Math specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Highly qualified teachers

Subject Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
All subjects 99% 77%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Transportation provided for special education students
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes

Enrollment

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Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 03/15/2013

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012
  Office of the State Superintendent of Education, 2011-2012
Highly qualified teachers DCPS, 2009-2010