Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 53% 7%
Black 26% 80%
Two or more races 13% n/a
Asian 5% n/a
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 3% n/a
Hispanic n/a 12%
American Indian/Alaska Native n/a 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
English learners 10%
Source: See notes

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Programs

Classes

Music Rock band
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Poetry
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
World languages taught Arabic
French
Italian
Japanese
Latin
Spanish
World languages taught (misc.) Tutorials available for many languages
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Discussion/Critical Thinking
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
College preparatory
Honors track
Independent study
Individually guided instruction
Multi-aged classrooms
Special schedule Block scheduling
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Support

Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
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
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
Summer college prep programs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Facilities Computer lab
College / career center
Internet access
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Science lab

Extracurriculars

Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs (misc.) Ultimate Frisbee Club
  Jam Band
Clubs - dance Contemporary
Clubs (misc.) Meditative Drawing/Color Club
Clubs Art club
Arts and crafts
Chess club
Dance club
Game club
Homework help / Study buddy club
Model UN
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Dress code None
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
School mascot Owl
School colors Burgundy, Gold
Students typically come from these schools Private or Parochial Grade Schools
  Other High Schools
  International Schools Abroad

Teachers

Staff Assistant principal
College counselor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Arabic
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options (misc.) Metro Pass discount for DC res
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No

Enrollment

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Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $11000
Tuition range (high) $13000
For the year 2012-2013
Vouchers accepted Yes
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid
Outside scholarships

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2009-2010
Students by group Manually entered by a school official, 2012-2013