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Programs

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
3
Music
including: Band
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
World languages taught French
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Foreign languages
Service learning
Instructional / curriculum models used Project-based
Standards-based
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Dual Immersion: French or Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages French
Spanish
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

14
Facilities
including: Kitchen
Extra learning resources Counseling
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 Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Parent center
Performance stage
Playground

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 51% 1%
Hispanic 34% 13%
White 13% 1%
Two or more races 0% 57%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 34% 7%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 68% 61%
Special education 10% 13%
Female 53% 50%
Male 47% 50%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
4
Boys Sports
including: Volleyball
9
Clubs
including: Girls on the Run
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Soccer
Volleyball
Clubs (misc.) Photography
Clubs Book / reading club
Chess club
Cooking club
Foreign language and culture club
Gardening
Girls on the Run
Science club
Student council / government
Technology club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 7:30 AM

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Eagle
School colors Purple, gold
Students typically continue on to these schools Capital City Public Charter School
  BasisDC
  Paul Charter School

Awards

Community service award History Teacher of the Year
Year received 2013
Academic award Washington Post Education Excellence Leadership Award
Year received 2010
Academic award Bronze Level Alliance for Healthier Generation Healthy Schools Award
Year received 2010
Academic award Fight for Children Rising Star Award
Year received 2010

Teachers

15
Staff
including: Cooking / nutrition teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Cooking / nutrition teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Security personnel
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)
Arabic
French
Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Woloof, Haitian Creole

Highly qualified teachers

Subject Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
All subjects 100% 77%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options (misc.) Limited Transportation
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Mary's House
  Centronia
  Flamboyan Foundation
  Catholic University
  Howard University

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.ewstokes.org/admissions
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 900
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 30
For the year 2013-2014

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