Details overview

Hours 08:30 AM - 03:30 PM
School leader Amy Wendel
District Capital City Pcs
Transportation options None
Preschool capacity 0

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning Capital City Public Charter School enables a diverse group of students to meet high expectations, develop creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills, achieve a deep understanding of complex subjects, acquire a love of learning, along with a strong sense of community and character. We will graduate young adults who are self-directed, intellectually engaged and possess a commitment to personal and civic responsibility.
Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Printmaking
3
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
1
Languages
including: Spanish
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
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None

Support

17
Facilities
including: Parent involvement center
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Playground
College / career center
Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Tutoring

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Accredited Yes
Days open Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Payment schedule Monthly
Financial aid options None
Preschool meals offered Breakfast
Morning Snack
Lunch
Afternoon Snack
Evening Snack
Dinner

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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

Students by group

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

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
2
Boys Sports
including: Swimming
0
Clubs
Girls sports Soccer
Swimming
Boys sports Soccer
Swimming
Clubs None
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:30 AM
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
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

Awards

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

Teachers

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

Highly qualified teachers

Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
100% 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://www.ccpcs.org/enrollment/
Application requirements Application
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Application deadline 03/15/2014

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