Details overview

Hours 08:40 AM - 03:15 PM
School leader Dana Nerenberg
District District Of Columbia Public Schools
Transportation options None
Preschool capacity 0

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Mixto

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
3
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
3
Languages
including: Chinese - Mandarin
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Media arts Computer animation
Visual arts Architecture
Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
Spanish

Support

9
Facilities
including: Kitchen
Facilities Cafeteria
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Outdoor learning lab
Playground
Science lab
Computer lab
Extra learning resources Remediation
Acceleration
Mentoring
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Type of center In-school
Early childhood starting age 4 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
Evening Snack

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 46% 1%
Black 36% 1%
Hispanic 6% 13%
Two or more races 2% 57%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 50% 50%
Male 50% 50%
Special education 9% 13%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 23% 61%
English Language Learners 9% 7%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
2
Boys Sports
including: Cheerleading
14
Clubs
including: Model UN
Girls sports Cheerleading
Cross country
Basketball
Boys sports Cheerleading
Basketball
Clubs Chess club
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Math club
Model UN
Recycling club
Robotics club
Step team
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Gardening
Girls on the Run
Cooking club
Book / reading club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:00 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Hardy Middle School
  Deal Middle School
  Washington Latin Public Charter School

Awards

Academic award 2012 Rewards School
Year received 2012

Teachers

11
Staff
including: Reading specialist
Staff Assistant principal
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Arabic
Amharic
Spanish

Highly qualified teachers

Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
67% 77%
Source: See notes

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teachers with a valid license 86% 80%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No
Partner Georgetown University Student Volunteers
  DC Collaborative for Change
  George Washington University School of Education

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 DCPS, 2009-2010
Teacher characteristics DCPS, 2009-2010