Details overview

Hours 8:45am - 3:15pm
School leader Deborah Bergeron

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
1
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught Spanish

Support

7
Facilities
including: Library
Facilities Sports Fields
Cafeteria
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Library
Outdoor learning lab
Playground
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Other health impairment
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 56% 1%
White 29% 1%
Hispanic 5% 13%
Two or more races 4% 57%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 5% 7%
Special education 10% 13%
Female 44% 50%
N/A 56% 50%
Male 56% 50%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 29% 61%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Tennis
2
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
10
Clubs
including: Chess club
Girls sports Cheerleading
Soccer
Tennis
Boys sports Soccer
Tennis
Girls sports (misc.) Girls on the Run
Clubs Art club
Chess club
Drama club
Gardening
Girls on the Run
Robotics club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Yoga club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After

Culture

Parent involvement Join PTO / PTA
School mascot Owl
Students typically continue on to these schools Deal Middle School
  Wilson HIgh School

Teachers

11
Staff
including: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff Art teacher
Dance teacher
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School counselor
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Highly qualified teachers

Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
63% 77%
Source: See notes

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teachers with a valid license 81% 80%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options (misc.) H3 (Brookland Station - Tenley Circle), N8 (Wesley Heights/Van Ness UDC), H4 (Tenleytown - Brookland Station), 31, 32, 36 (Friendship Station - Potomac Park/Southern Ave/Naylor Rd Station), 37 (Archives - Friendship Heights), L2(Van Ness UDC), 96 (McLean Gardens - Stadium Armory), X3 (Minnesota Ave)
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No

Enrollment

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