Details overview

Hours 8:35 am - 4:00 pm
School leader Rena Johnson
District District Of Columbia Public Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Extended / longer school day

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Standards-based

Classes

0
Visual Arts
3
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
0
Languages
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Theory
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught None
World languages taught (misc.) None offered at this time.

Support

13
Facilities
including: Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Playground
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Mentoring
Remediation
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 98% 1%
Hispanic 1% 13%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
White 0% 1%
Two or more races 0% 57%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 0% 7%
Special education 14% 13%
Female 49% 50%
N/A 51% 50%
Male 51% 50%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 86% 61%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Track
6
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
3
Clubs
including: Book / reading club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Kickball
Soccer
Track
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
Kickball
Soccer
Track
Boys sports (misc.) None offered at this time.
Girls sports (misc.) None offered at this time.
Clubs Book / reading club
Homework help / Study buddy club
Special Olympics
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:30 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
School mascot Stars
School colors Blue and Gold White

Teachers

15
Staff
including: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff None

Highly qualified teachers

Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
65% 77%
Source: See notes

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teachers with a valid license 94% 80%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Paid public transportation
Transportation provided for special education students
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Foster Grandparents
Partner website Http://www.benefits.gov/benefits/benefit-details/878
Partner City Year
Partner website Http://www.cityyear.org/washingtondc_ektid1369.aspx
Partner Flamboyan Foundation
  Rotary Club
  P.A. L.

Enrollment

Learn more Dcps.dc.gov
Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 410
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 398
For the year 2012-2013

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
Teacher characteristics DCPS, 2009-2010