Details overview

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

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
3
Music
including: Band
0
Languages
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
World languages taught None

Support

14
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Extra learning resources Remediation
Tutoring
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Type of center In-school
Early childhood starting age 4 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
White 72% 1%
Black 10% 1%
Hispanic 8% 13%
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 48% 50%
Male 52% 50%
Special education 7% 13%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 7% 61%
English Language Learners 3% 7%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
4
Boys Sports
including: Cross country
5
Clubs
including: Step team
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Track
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
Track
Clubs Girls on the Run
Math club
Step team
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Alice Deal Middle
  Wilson Senior HIgh

Awards

Academic award OSSE Reward School
Year received 2012

Teachers

12
Staff
including: Security personnel
Staff Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Speech therapist(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Highly qualified teachers

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

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teachers with a valid license 98% 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 Kennedy Center

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Http://dcps.dc.gov/enroll
Learn more Lafayettehsa.org
Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 2000
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 100
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012
  Office of the State Superintendent of Education, 2011-2012
Highly qualified teachers Translation missing: en.DCPS, 2009-2010
Teacher characteristics Translation missing: en.DCPS, 2009-2010