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Hours 8:45 am - 3:15pm
School leader Patricia Pride
District District Of Columbia Public Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Painting
3
Music
including: Band
3
Languages
including: French
Music Choir / Chorus
Jazz band
Band
Performing & written arts Drama
Visual arts Painting
World languages taught French
Spanish
Italian
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Instructional / curriculum models used STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
College preparatory

Support

10
Facilities
including: Library
Extra learning resources Remediation
Tutoring
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of the population
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 Hearing impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Facilities Auditorium
Cafeteria
Garden
Library
Art room
Science lab
Music room
Computer lab
Outdoor learning lab
Gym

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 69% 1%
Hispanic 18% 13%
White 7% 1%
Asian 4% n/a
Two or more races 3% 57%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 3% 7%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 56% 61%
Special education 9% 13%
Female 54% 50%
Male 46% 50%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

8
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
10
Boys Sports
including: Tennis
1
Clubs
including: Science club
Girls sports Cheerleading
Cross country
Ski
Track
Basketball
Tennis
Volleyball
Soccer
Boys sports Baseball
Cross country
Golf
Skiing
Track
Basketball
Tennis
Football
Volleyball
Soccer
Clubs Science club
Extended care / Extended programs After

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Connections to community resources.
Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Hawks
School colors Navy blue and white
Students typically come from these schools Hardy typically has students from over 35 elemtary schools across the city.
Students typically continue on to these schools School Without Walls
  Banneker Academic High School/Ellington School of the Arts
  Wilson SHS

Teachers

World languages spoken by staff French
Spanish

Highly qualified teachers

Subject Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
All subjects 90% 77%
Source: See notes

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teachers with a valid license 91% 80%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Transportation provided for special education students
Transportation options (misc.) 31 (Wisconsin Avenue Line), 32, 36 (Pennsylvania Avenue Line), 34 (Naylor Road Line), D1 (Sibley Hospital-Stadium/Armory Line), D2 (Glover Park-Dupont Circle Line)
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partner Black Women in Sports
  Georgetown University
  Pigskin Club
  Safeway
  Starbucks

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process Yes
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