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Programs

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
0
Music
1
Languages
including: American Sign Language (ASL)
Music None
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
World languages taught American Sign Language (ASL)
World languages taught (misc.) American Sign Language
Academic themes / Areas of focus Special Education
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Deaf/ hard of hearing
Instructional / curriculum models used None
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age Infant

Support

17
Facilities
including: Sports Fields
Extra learning resources None
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 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 Hearing impairments
Speech and language impairments
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Swimming pool

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Students

Students by group

  This school
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 100%
Special education 100%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
1
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
3
Clubs
including: Gardening
Girls sports Basketball
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Clubs Gardening
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 5:00 PM

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Wildcat
School colors Blue and Yellow
Students typically continue on to these schools Model Secondary School for the Deaf

Teachers

12
Staff
including: School psychologist
Staff Art teacher
Dance teacher
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops Yes
Metro / Bus lines Union Station/NY Ave
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://gallaudet.edu/kdes/admissions.html
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $0
Tuition range (high) $0
For the year 2013-2014
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered No

Sources

Students by group Manually entered by a school official, 2012-2013