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Programs

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Photography
2
Music
including: Band
5
Languages
including: French
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Drama
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Painting
Photography
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
Italian
Spanish
Latin
World languages taught (misc.) American Sign Language
Academic themes / Areas of focus Science
Mathematics
Technology
Engineering
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Direct instruction
Honors track
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No

Support

7
Facilities
including: Gym
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Facilities Art room
Science lab
Music room
Computer lab
Outdoor learning lab
Gym
Auditorium

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 47% 1%
White 22% 1%
Hispanic 19% 13%
Asian 8% n/a
Two or more races 3% 57%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 9% 7%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 37% 61%
Special education 11% 13%
Female 49% 50%
Male 51% 50%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

11
Girls Sports
including: Track
10
Boys Sports
including: Football
6
Clubs
including: Robotics club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Football
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Wrestling
Boys sports (misc.) Crew, squash
Girls sports (misc.) Squash
Clubs Student newspaper
Student council / government
Robotics club
Debate
Marching band
National Honor Society (NHS)
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After

Culture

Parent involvement Join PTO / PTA
School mascot Tiger
School colors Kelly Green and White
Students typically come from these schools Deal Middle School
  Hardy Middle School
  Oyster-Adams Bilingual School (Adams)

Awards

Academic award Siemens Award for Excellence in the Teaching of AP Science,
Year received 2007

Teachers

3
Staff
including: ELL / ESL Coordinator
Staff ELL / ESL Coordinator
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator

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 84% 80%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options (misc.) M4 (Nebraska Avenue), H2, H3, H4 (Crosstown)
Partner Latin American Youth Center, Teen Women In Action
  Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
  FIRST Robotics, NASA, DCPS-CTE
  Architecture Construction and Engineering (ACE) Mentors
  Operation HOPE - Financial Literacy

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
Teacher characteristics DCPS, 2009-2010