Details overview

Hours 08:15 AM - 03:15 PM
School leader Russell Shaw
Transportation options Yes
Preschool capacity 0

Programs

Basic school information

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

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Multiculturalism / Global
Social justice
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Classical
Core Knowledge
Continuation
Gifted / High performing
Hybrid / Blended learning
Project-based
Traditional

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Design
2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
4
Languages
including: French
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Improv
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
Printmaking
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
Spanish
Latin

Support

17
Facilities
including: Science lab
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Gym
Library
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Level of special education programming None
Level of ESL/ELL programming None

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No
Type of center In-school
Early childhood starting age 4 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
White 62%
Black 25%
Hispanic 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1%
Two or more races 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
Special education 0%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 0%
English Language Learners 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

11
Girls Sports
including: Wrestling
10
Boys Sports
including: Tennis
19
Clubs
including: Art club
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Wrestling
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Wrestling
Clubs Amnesty International
Art club
Arts and crafts
Book / reading club
Chess club
Community service
Dance club
Drama club
Girls on the Run
Homework help / Study buddy club
Literary magazine
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Math club
Recycling club
SADD
Science club
Foreign language and culture club
Yearbook
Yoga club
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
School mascot Grasshopper aka "The Mighty Hopper"
School colors Green and White
Students typically come from these schools National Children's Research Center
  Lowell School
  Eaton Elementary School
Students typically continue on to these schools Georgetown Day Upper School

Awards

Academic award National Assoc. Excellence and Diversity Award
Year received 2010
Academic award National Merit Scholars
Year received 2012
Academic award National Merit Semi-Finalists
Year received 2012

Teachers

12
Staff
including: School counselor
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Security personnel
School counselor
Math specialist
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
French
Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Latin

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Paid public transportation
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Black Student Fund
  Latin Student Fund
  Capital Partners for Education
  HAP (Higher Achievement Program)

Enrollment

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Application requirements Application
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application submission begins 12/15/2015
Application deadline 03/15/2016
Application fee amount $65
Application fee waivers available? Yes
Tuition range (low) $30000
Tuition range (high) $35000
For the year 2012-2013
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Outside scholarships
Vouchers accepted Yes
# of applications received 700
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 40
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

Student diversity Manually entered by a school official
Students by group Manually entered by a school official