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Hours 8:45 am - 3:15pm
School leader Carolyn Cobbs
District District Of Columbia Public Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Arts Integration/Infused
Instructional / curriculum models used Reggio Emilia
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

16
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Extra learning resources Remediation
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 Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Multiple disabilities
Specific learning disabilities
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Parent center
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 77% 1%
White 13% 1%
Hispanic 6% 13%
Two or more races 3% 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 3% 7%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 46% 61%
Special education 18% 13%
Female 52% 50%
Male 48% 50%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Softball
1
Boys Sports
including: Baseball
4
Clubs
including: Gardening
Girls sports Cheerleading
Softball
Boys sports Baseball
Boys sports (misc.) Softball
Girls sports (misc.) Girls on the Run
Clubs Drama club
Gardening
Girl Scouts
Girls on the Run
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 7:00 AM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
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
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Academic Warrior
School colors Green and Yellow
Students typically continue on to these schools Stuart Hobson MS
  Eliot Hine MS
  McKinley Tech

Awards

Academic award Academic Achievement from DC Mayor Fenty
Year received 2010
Academic award Academic Achievement from DC Mayor Fenty
Year received 2009

Teachers

17
Staff
including: Math specialist
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff French
Spanish

Highly qualified teachers

Subject Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
All subjects 43% 77%
Source: See notes

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teachers with a valid license 70% 80%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Transportation provided for special education students
Transportation options (misc.) X1, X2 (Minnesota Ave Station - Potomac Park/Lafayette Square), D8 (Washington Hospital - Union Station), 90, 92, 93 (Ellington Bridge - Anacostia/Congress Heights Station), D3, D4 (Ivy City - Dupont Circle/Franklin Square), X8 (Carver Terrace - Union Station), D6 (Sibley Hospital - Stadium Armory)
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner BET
  Everybody Wins
  Fillmore Arts Center
  Kennedy Center
  Institute of Education Leadership

Enrollment

Learn more Www.dcps.dc.gov
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 03/01/2014

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
Teacher characteristics DCPS, 2009-2010