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Programs

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Photography
3
Music
including: Orchestra
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Dance
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Technology
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Blended Learning
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

14
Facilities
including: Library
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of the population
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 99% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 57%
Hispanic 0% 13%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
White 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 0% 7%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 65% 61%
Special education 15% 13%
Female 47% 50%
Male 53% 50%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
3
Boys Sports
including: Cheerleading
6
Clubs
including: Art club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Tennis
Boys sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Tennis
Clubs (misc.) GeoPlunge Debate/Geography
Clubs Art club
Gardening
Girl Scouts
Recycling club
Student council / government
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 7:00 AM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Join PTO / PTA
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Hornet
School colors Green & Yellow
Students typically come from these schools Mixed Area Schools
  Dare Care
  Out of State
Students typically continue on to these schools Jefferson Academy
  Sousa
  Other

Awards

Academic award GeoPlunge Geography and Debate Team SE Championss
Year received 2013
Academic award Arthur Ashe Academics/Tennis League - 1st Place

Teachers

18
Staff
including: Nurse
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
Gardening teacher
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
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 58% 77%
Source: See notes

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teachers with a valid license 81% 80%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Passes / tokens provided for public transportation
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process No

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