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Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Drama
Media arts None
World languages taught None
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Block scheduling
Early childhood program offered No
Early childhood starting age 4 years old


Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
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 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 Autism
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Internet access
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Science lab

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Student diversity

  This school State average
White 65% 1%
Black 15% 1%
Asian 8% n/a
Hispanic 8% 13%
Two or more races 3% 57%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 6% 7%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 9% 61%
Special education 6% 13%
Female 44% 50%
Male 56% 50%
Source: See notes


Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Girls sports (misc.) Girls on the Run
Clubs Art club
Chess club
Recycling club
Science club
Student council / government
Girls on the Run
Extended care / Extended programs Before


Dress code None
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
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Mustangs
School colors Blue and gold
Students typically continue on to these schools Deal Middle School


Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff None

Highly qualified teachers

Subject Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
All subjects 74% 77%
Source: See notes

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teachers with a valid license 95% 80%
Source: See notes


Transportation options None
Transportation options (misc.) L1, L2, L4 (Chevy Chase Circle - Potomac Park/McPherson Sq/Dupont Circle), M4 (Pinehurst Circle - Sibley Hospital)
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No


Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling


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
Teacher characteristics DCPS, 2009-2010