Students

Student diversity

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

Student subgroups

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

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Programs

Classes

Music Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Arts Integration/Infused
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

Support

Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
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
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Other
Facilities Sports Fields
Cafeteria
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Library
Outdoor learning lab
Playground

Extracurriculars

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

Dress code None
Parent involvement Join PTO / PTA
School mascot Owl
Students typically continue on to these schools Deal Middle School
  Wilson HIgh School

Teachers

Staff Art teacher
Dance teacher
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School social worker / counselor
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Qualified teachers

Subject Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers
All subjects 63%
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

Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Student subgroups NCES, 2011-2012
  Office of the State Superintendent of Education, 2011-2012
Qualified teachers DCPS, 2009-2010
Teacher characteristics DCPS, 2009-2010