Details overview

Hours 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM
School leader Robinette Breedlove
District Meridian Pcs
Transportation options Yes
Preschool capacity 0

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Extended / longer school day
Coed/Single-gender Mixto

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Mathematics

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
4
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Theory
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Media arts Computer animation
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught Spanish

Support

18
Facilities
including: Science lab
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
College / career center
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Counseling
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Differentiated learning programs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Deafness
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Other health impairment
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Visual impairment, including blindness
Developmental delay

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Accredited Yes
Financial aid options None
Preschool meals offered Breakfast
Morning Snack
Lunch
Afternoon Snack
Evening Snack

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 62% 1%
Hispanic 35% 13%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 57%
White 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 51% 50%
Male 49% 50%
Special education 15% 13%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 75% 61%
English Language Learners 0% 7%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
6
Boys Sports
including: Cheerleading
4
Clubs
including: Chess club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Flag football
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Flag football
Soccer
Track
Clubs Chess club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Step team
Student council / government
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 06:00 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Cesar Chavez High School
  E.L. Haynes High School
  Capital City High School

Awards

Academic award John Hopkins "Top School" Award
Year received 2009
Academic award FOCUS Award for Closing the Academic Achievement Gap
Year received 2009

Teachers

17
Staff
including: Assistant principal
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Japanese
Spanish

Highly qualified teachers

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

Neighborhood

Transportation options Transportation provided for special education students
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner DC United
Partner website Http://www.dcunited.com/
Partner Martha's Table
Partner website Www.marthastable.org
Partner American University
Partner website Http://www.american.edu
Partner Howard University
Partner website Http://www.howard.edu/
Partner Department of Parks and Recreation
Partner website Http://dpr.dc.gov/DC/DPR

Enrollment

Learn more Http://meridian-dc.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=173053&type=d&pREC_ID=357132
Ways to enroll/attend this school Apply to the school
Application requirements Application
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Application submission begins 12/15/2015
Application deadline 03/14/2016
# of applications received 489
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 118
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 Translation missing: en.DCPS, 2009-2010