Details overview

Hours 08:45 AM - 03:15 PM
School leader Carolyn Cobbs
District District Of Columbia Public Schools
Transportation options Yes
Preschool capacity 0

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Mixto

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
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

Support

16
Facilities
including: Science lab
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 involvement center
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Remediation
Tutoring
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Multiple disabilities
Specific learning disabilities

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
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 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
Female 52% 50%
Male 48% 50%
Special education 18% 13%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 46% 61%
English Language Learners 3% 7%
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
Clubs Drama club
Gardening
Girl Scouts
Girls on the Run
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:00 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
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
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: Dance teacher
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff French
Spanish

Highly qualified teachers

Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
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
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

Application/ enrollment process details Http://dcps.dc.gov/enroll
Learn more Www.dcps.dc.gov
Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Application requirements Application
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application submission begins 12/15/2015
Application deadline 03/01/2016

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
Teacher characteristics Translation missing: en.DCPS, 2009-2010