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

Programs

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Visual arts Painting
Architecture
World languages taught (misc.) Variety languages through Rosetta Stone
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

9
Facilities
including: Gym
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Speech and language impairments
Facilities Sports Fields
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Internet access
Library
Playground
Outdoor learning lab
Computer lab
Gym

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

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Tennis
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

Dress code Uniforms
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: Librarian / media specialist
Staff Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School social worker / counselor
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Highly qualified teachers

Subject Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
All subjects 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