Details overview

Hours 08:45 AM - 03:15 PM
School leader Rikki Taylor
District District Of Columbia Public Schools
Transportation options Yes
Preschool capacity 0

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
2
Music
including: Theory
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Theory
Performing & written arts Dance
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Spanish

Support

17
Facilities
including: Kitchen
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Remediation
Tutoring
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Type of center In-school
Early childhood starting age 3 years old
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Accredited Yes
Days open Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Financial aid options None
Preschool meals offered Breakfast
Morning Snack
Lunch
Afternoon Snack

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 68% 1%
Hispanic 28% 13%
Two or more races 2% 57%
White 2% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 47% 50%
Male 53% 50%
Special education 16% 13%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 52% 61%
English Language Learners 23% 7%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
3
Boys Sports
including: Baseball
3
Clubs
including: Model UN
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Softball
Track
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Track
Clubs Model UN
Step team
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Students typically continue on to these schools Banneker High School
  Coolidge High School
  Mckinley Technology High School

Awards

Academic award Excellence in Data- Driven Practice
Year received 2012

Teachers

15
Staff
including: ELL / ESL Coordinator
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
World languages spoken by staff French
Spanish

Highly qualified teachers

Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
79% 77%
Source: See notes

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teachers with a valid license 86% 80%
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 No

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Http://dcps.dc.gov/enroll
Learn more Http://dcps.dc.gov/enroll
Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Application requirements Application
Application submission begins 12/15/2015
Application deadline 03/01/2016

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012
  Office of the State Superintendent of Education, 2011-2012
Highly qualified teachers Translation missing: en.DCPS, 2009-2010
Teacher characteristics Translation missing: en.DCPS, 2009-2010