Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 100% 1%
Hispanic 1% 13%
Two or more races 0% 57%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
White 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 0% 7%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 84% 61%
Special education 24% 13%
Female 43% 50%
Male 57% 50%
Source: See notes

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Programs

Classes

Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Dance
Creative writing
Poetry
Drama
Media arts Computer animation
Technical design and production
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
World languages taught None
Academic themes / Areas of focus Science
Technology
Visual arts
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered No

Support

Extra learning resources Mentoring
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
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Emotional behavioral disabilities
Facilities Sports Fields
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Parent center
Performance stage
Art room
Science lab
Outdoor learning lab
Auditorium

Extracurriculars

Girls sports Softball
Cheerleading
Basketball
Track
Soccer
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Cheerleading
Basketball
Track
Soccer
Football
Volleyball
Boys sports (misc.) Men of Strength Club
Clubs Arts and crafts
Step team
Robotics club
Math club
Science club
Drum line
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Panther
School colors Black and Gold
Students typically come from these schools Turner at Green
  Malcolm X
Students typically continue on to these schools Ballou SHS
  Anacostia SHS

Teachers

Staff Assistant principal
Computer specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
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 42% 77%
Source: See notes

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teachers with a valid license 64% 80%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Transportation provided for special education students
Transportation options (misc.) W8 (Garfield-Anacostia Loop Line), 92 (U Street-Garfield Line), 94 (Stanton Road Line)
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Far Southeast Family Strengthening Collaborative
Partner website Http://www.fsfsc.org
Partner City Year
Partner website Http://www.cityyear.org
Partner Hirshhorn Mesume
Partner website Http://www.hirshhorn.si.edu
Partner Fashion Empowering Women Foundation "FEW"
Partner website Few4many.tumblr.com
Partner Dream Works Inc.
Partner website Http://www.wemakedreamswork.org

Enrollment

Apply Now - Learn more Http://dcps.dc.gov/portal/site/DCPS/
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines

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