Details overview

Hours 08:15 AM - 04:00 PM
School leader Zenada Mahon
District Cesar Chavez Public Pcs
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
Gifted / High performing
Standards-based

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
1
Music
including: Band
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Performing & written arts Drama
Poetry
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Spanish

Support

7
Facilities
including: Art room
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Internet access
Library
Music room
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Counseling
Remediation
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Specific learning disabilities
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 85% 1%
Hispanic 15% 13%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 57%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
White 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 2% 7%
Special education 16% 13%
Female 49% 50%
N/A 51% 50%
Male 51% 50%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 44% 61%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Track
3
Boys Sports
including: Track
1
Clubs
including: Yearbook
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Soccer
Track
Clubs Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
School mascot Eagle
School colors Red, Black

Awards

Academic award We the People city wide competition
Year received 2014
Academic award Youth & Government
Year received 2013

Teachers

14
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Highly qualified teachers

Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
97% 77%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes

Enrollment

Learn more Http://chavezschools.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=122729&type=d&pREC_ID=244318
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Application deadline 03/15/2013

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