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Programs

Classes

7
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
4
Music
including: Jazz band
2
Languages
including: French
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
World languages taught French
Spanish
World languages taught (misc.) Lang. starts in Prekindergarten
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Foreign languages
Humanities
Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Technology
Visual arts
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Montessori
Project-based
Reggio Emilia
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

Support

12
Facilities
including: Science lab
Extra learning resources Counseling
Mentoring
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming None
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Playground
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
White 59%
Black 17%
Two or more races 13%
Hispanic 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
English learners 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
3
Boys Sports
including: Cross country
5
Clubs
including: Math club
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Soccer
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Soccer
Clubs Chess club
Community service
Girls on the Run
Math club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Organize cultural events
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 colors Green and burgundy
Students typically come from these schools Local preschools
Students typically continue on to these schools Area independent schools
  Area public and charter schools
  Boarding schools

Teachers

9
Staff
including: Math specialist
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
School social worker / counselor
World languages spoken by staff French
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes

Enrollment

Learn more Https://www.chds.org/admissions/how_applyd=29
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 01/10/2014
Tuition range (low) $25000
Tuition range (high) $30000
For the year 2013-2014
Vouchers accepted Yes
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type (misc.) Financial Aid program
# of applications received 150
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 56
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity Manually entered by a school official, 2012-2013
Students by group Manually entered by a school official, 2012-2013