Details overview

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

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Extended / longer school day
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Mixto

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
World languages
Humanities
Mathematics
Music
Science
Special Education
Technology
Visual arts
Writing

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Painting
3
Music
including: Bell / handbell choir
2
Languages
including: None
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

Support

16
Facilities
including: Sports Fields
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 involvement center
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Remediation
Mentoring
Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Speech and language impairments
Specific learning disabilities

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Type of center In-school
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 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
Female 44% 50%
Male 56% 50%
Special education 10% 13%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 54% 61%
English Language Learners 1% 7%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Flag football
5
Boys Sports
including: Cheerleading
11
Clubs
including: Drum line
Girls sports Soccer
Kickball
Flag football
Cheerleading
Basketball
Boys sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Flag football
Kickball
Soccer
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
Before school start time 06:30 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

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
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 therapist(s)
Staff Reading specialist
Nurse
Music teacher
Math specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Coach(es)
Computer specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Highly qualified teachers

Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
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
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

Application/ enrollment process details Http://dcps.dc.gov/enroll
Learn more Http://dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/Learn+About+Schools/Step+2+-+Prepare+to+Enroll
Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Application requirements Application
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
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