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Hours 8:45am - 3:15pm
School leader Clarance Humes Jr.
District District Of Columbia Public Schools
Transportation options None

Programs

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
1
Music
including: Band
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Mathematics
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Arts Integration/Infused
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing
Project-based
Standards-based

Support

11
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Extra learning resources Remediation
Counseling
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 Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Emotional behavioral disabilities
Multiple disabilities
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Facilities Sports Fields
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Library
Science lab
Art room
Music room
Outdoor learning lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 98% 1%
Hispanic 1% 13%
White 0% 1%
Two or more races 0% 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 1% 7%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 78% 61%
Special education 18% 13%
Female 52% 50%
Male 48% 50%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

8
Girls Sports
including: Tennis
7
Boys Sports
including: Football
10
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Girls sports Cross country
Softball
Cheerleading
Basketball
Track
Tennis
Volleyball
Soccer
Boys sports Baseball
Cross country
Cheerleading
Basketball
Track
Tennis
Football
Clubs Book / reading club
Community service
Dance club
Drum line
Flag girls
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Drama club
Art club
Extended care / Extended programs After

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Cobra
School colors Red and Yellow
Students typically come from these schools Kimball Elementary
  Plummer Elementary
  Randle Highlands Elementary
Students typically continue on to these schools Anacostia SHS
  H.D. Woodson HS
  Eastern HS

Teachers

9
Staff
including: Music teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Dance teacher
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
School social worker / counselor
World languages spoken by staff None

Highly qualified teachers

Subject Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
All subjects 51% 77%
Source: See notes

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teachers with a valid license 57% 80%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Transportation options (misc.) U5, U6 (Mayfair-Marshall Heights Line), V7, V9 (Minnesota Ave-M Street Line)
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops Yes
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner The Kennedy Center
  Capitol Jazz

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process No

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