Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 46% 13%
Black 41% 1%
Asian 11% n/a
Two or more races 2% 57%
White 0% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Student subgroups

  This school State average
English learners 37% 7%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 55% 61%
Special education 15% 13%
Female 41% 50%
Male 59% 50%
Source: See notes

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Programs

Classes

Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing
Hybrid / Blended learning
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Facilities Library
Gym
Computer lab
Art room
Music room
Outdoor learning lab

Extracurriculars

Girls sports Track
Soccer
Boys sports None
Soccer
Clubs (misc.) Photography
Clubs Game club
Girls on the Run
Girl Scouts
Book / reading club
Extended care / Extended programs After

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Join PTO / PTA
Bullying / cyber bullying policy No
School mascot Stingers

Teachers

Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
Mandarin

Qualified teachers

Subject Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
All subjects 61% 77%
Source: See notes

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teachers with a valid license 96% 80%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options (misc.) G2 (Georgetown University - Howard University), 64, 63 (Fort Totten/Takoma Station - Federal Triangle), G8 (Avondale - Farragut Sq), DC Circulator to SW Waterfront, 70, 71 (Buzzard Point/9th & Maine - Silver Spring Station), 79 (Archives - Silver Spring Station), 52, 53, 54 (Takoma/14th & Buchanan - L'Enfant Plaza/McPherson Square), DC98 (McPherson Sq Station)
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling

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