Details overview

Hours 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
School leader Holly Searl
District District Of Columbia Public Schools
Transportation options Yes
Preschool capacity 0

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Visual arts Painting
Architecture

Support

9
Facilities
including: Library
Facilities Sports Fields
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Internet access
Library
Playground
Outdoor learning lab
Computer lab
Gym
Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Speech and language impairments

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Type of center In-school
Early childhood starting age 3 years old
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Accredited Yes
Days open Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Financial aid options None
Preschool meals offered Breakfast
Morning Snack
Lunch
Afternoon Snack
Evening Snack

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 47% 1%
Black 25% 1%
Hispanic 13% 13%
Two or more races 8% 57%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 3% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 51% 50%
Male 49% 50%
Special education 4% 13%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 29% 61%
English Language Learners 12% 7%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Tennis
4
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
1
Clubs
including: Girls on the Run
Girls sports Swimming
Tennis
Soccer
Boys sports Swimming
Tennis
Baseball
Soccer
Clubs Girls on the Run
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Shaw Middle School @ Garnet-Patterson

Teachers

9
Staff
including: Nurse
Staff Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School counselor
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Highly qualified teachers

Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
57% 77%
Source: See notes

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teachers with a valid license 86% 80%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Paid public transportation
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner The Washington National Opera
Partner website Http://www.kennedy-center.org/wno/
Partner The Kennedy Center
Partner website Www.kennedy-center.org
Partner National Building Museum
  National Geographic
  Rock Creek Park Nature Center

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Http://dcps.dc.gov/enroll
Learn more Http://dcps.dc.gov/enroll
Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Application requirements Application
Application submission begins 12/15/2015
Application deadline 03/01/2016

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