Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 90% 1%
Two or more races 4% 57%
Hispanic 3% 13%
Black 2% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

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Programs

Classes

Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Theory
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
World languages taught French
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Religious
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Advanced placement (AP) courses
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Standards-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Religious / Parochial Yes
Affiliation Roman Catholic
Special schedule Block scheduling
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered No

Support

Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Cognitive disability
Multiple disabilities
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

Extracurriculars

Girls sports Cross country
Soccer
Softball
Track
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Football
Soccer
Track
Clubs Book / reading club
Boy Scouts
Chess club
Community service
Cub Scouts
Girl Scouts
Homework help / Study buddy club
Literary magazine
Recycling club
Special Olympics
Student council / government
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM

Awards

Community service award Pennies for Patients
Year received 2013
Community service award Labors of Love
Year received 2013
Community service award Gabriel Project
Year received 2012
Academic award Blue Ribbon Certification
Year received 2012
Academic award Catholic Math League
Year received 2013
Academic award National Spanish Award
Year received 2013

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Bulldog
School colors Navy Blue and Gold
Students typically come from these schools Area pre-schools
Students typically continue on to these schools Area Catholic High Schools

Teachers

Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff French
Italian
Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Lebonese

Neighborhood

Transportation options Passes / tokens provided for public transportation
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Catholic Charities
Partner website Http://www.catholiccharitiesdc.org/
Partner St. Thomas More Church and School
Partner website Http://www.thomasmoredc.org/

Enrollment

Apply Now - Learn more Https://www.bsstoday.org/application
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Application deadline 02/01/2012
Tuition range (low) $9000
Tuition range (high) $12000
For the year 2013-2014
Vouchers accepted Yes
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid
Outside scholarships
# of applications received 175
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 75
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012