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Programs

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Painting
3
Music
including: Bell / handbell choir
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Bell / handbell choir
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Dance
Poetry
Media arts Graphics
Visual arts Painting
World languages taught Spanish
None
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Foreign languages
Humanities
Mathematics
Music
Science
Special Education
Technology
Visual arts
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Direct instruction
Standards-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Extended / longer school day
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

16
Facilities
including: Art room
Extra learning resources Remediation
Mentoring
Differentiated learning programs
Acceleration
Counseling
Extra learning resources (misc.) After School Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Speech and language impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
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 80% 1%
White 11% 1%
Hispanic 7% 13%
Two or more races 1% 57%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 1% 7%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 54% 61%
Special education 10% 13%
Female 44% 50%
Male 56% 50%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
5
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
11
Clubs
including: Chess club
Girls sports Soccer
Kickball
Flag football
Cheerleading
Basketball
Boys sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Flag football
Kickball
Soccer
Clubs (misc.) Photography
Clubs - dance African and Modern
Clubs Chess club
Community service
Cub Scouts
Dance club
Debate
Drama club
Drum line
Girl Scouts
Girls on the Run
Student council / government
Technology club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 6:30 AM

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Front Office Assistance
Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Volunteer time after school
Volunteer in the classroom
Tutor
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Organize fundraising events
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Join PTO / PTA
Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Lions
School colors Green and White
Students typically continue on to these schools Hardy Middle School
  Various Charter Schools
  Hart Middle School

Awards

Community service award Fannie Mae Help the Homeless School Community Award
Year received 2012
Community service award Mentoring Excellence Award
Year received 2012
  2009

Teachers

15
Staff
including: Speech and language therapist
Staff Reading specialist
Nurse
Music teacher
Math specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Computer specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Highly qualified teachers

Subject Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
All subjects 61% 77%
Source: See notes

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teachers with a valid license 84% 80%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Transportation provided for special education students
Transportation options (misc.) A4, A5 (DC Village - Anacostia Station), A48, A8, A9 (Livingston - Archives/L'Enfant Plaza/Anacostia Metro), P17, P18, P19 (Fort Washigton - Anacostia Station), W13, W14 (Fort Washington Forest/Friendly - Anacostia Station) A2. A42 (Southern Ave Station - Archives/Anacostia Station)
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Joint Base Anacostia Bolling
Partner website Http://www.cnic.navy.mil/jbab/
Partner City Year
Partner website Http://www.cityyear.org/default_ektid22283.aspx
Partner ACE-E
Partner website Http://www.ace-e.org/

Enrollment

Learn more Http://dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/Learn+About+Schools/Step+2+-+Prepare+to+Enroll
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines

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