Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 35% 1%
Hispanic 34% 13%
White 22% 1%
Two or more races 7% 57%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Student subgroups

  This school State average
English learners 26% 7%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 55% 61%
Special education 14% 13%
Female 51% 50%
Male 49% 50%
Source: See notes

Programs

Classes

Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Theory
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Project-based
Reggio Emilia
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Tutoring
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Parent center
Performance stage
Playground

Extracurriculars

Girls sports Soccer
Swimming
Boys sports Soccer
Swimming
Girls sports (misc.) Girls on the Run
Clubs None
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 7:30 AM

Awards

Academic award Tier One - High Performing DC Charter School
Year received 2013

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
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
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot The Eagles
School colors Blue, gold

Teachers

Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Qualified teachers

Subject Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers
All subjects 100%
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

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Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Application deadline 03/15/2014

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Student subgroups NCES, 2011-2012
  Office of the State Superintendent of Education, 2011-2012
Qualified teachers DCPS, 2009-2010