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

Students by group

  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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Music Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Dance
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


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
Facilities Sports Fields
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Outdoor learning lab


Girls sports Cheerleading
Boys sports Soccer
Girls sports (misc.) Girls on the Run
Clubs Art club
Chess club
Drama club
Girls on the Run
Robotics club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yoga club
Extended care / Extended programs Before


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


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

Highly qualified teachers

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

Teacher characteristics

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


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


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


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