Details overview

Hours 8:00AM - 6:00PM
School leader Holly Searl

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Visual arts Painting
Architecture
World languages taught (misc.) Variety languages through Rosetta Stone

Support

9
Facilities
including: Library
Facilities Sports Fields
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Internet access
Library
Playground
Outdoor learning lab
Computer lab
Gym
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Speech and language impairments
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

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

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Swimming
4
Boys Sports
including: Baseball
1
Clubs
including: Girls on the Run
Girls sports Swimming
Tennis
Soccer
Boys sports Swimming
Tennis
Baseball
Soccer
Girls sports (misc.) Girls on the Run
Clubs Girls on the Run
Extended care / Extended programs After

Culture

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

Teachers

9
Staff
including: Reading specialist
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 (misc.) L2 (McPherson Sq - Chevy Chase Circle), S1, S2 (16th & Colorada Ave - Potomac Park/Federal Triangle), S4 (Silver Spring - Federal Triangle), G2 (Georgetown University - Howard University), 42, 43 (Mt Pleasant - Metro Center/Farragut Sq), D2 (Glover Park/Dupont Circle), N2, N4, N6 (Friendship Heights - Farragut Sq), 37 (Archives - Frienship Heights), 90, 92, 93 (Ellington Bridge - Anacostia/Congress Heights Station), 96 (Stadium Armory - McLean Gardens), X3 (Minnesota Ave - McLean Gardens), D3 (Ivy City), D6 (Sadium Armory)
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

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