Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 95% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 57%
Hispanic 0% 13%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
White 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 0% 7%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 80% 61%
Special education 17% 13%
Female 56% 50%
Male 44% 50%
Source: See notes

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Programs

Classes

Music Band
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Extended / longer school day
Early childhood program offered No

Support

Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Tutoring
Extra learning resources (misc.) Saturday
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
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
Facilities Sports Fields
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Music room
Performance stage
Playground

Extracurriculars

Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Equestrian
Lacrosse
Track
Boys sports Basketball
Equestrian
Lacrosse
Clubs (misc.) Robotics
Clubs - dance Tango
Clubs Chess club
Dance club
Drum line
Girls on the Run
Student newspaper
Extended care / Extended programs None

Awards

Academic award Fight for Children Champion of Quality Award
Year received 2010
Academic award EPIC Award
Year received 2010

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes

Teachers

Staff Assistant principal
College counselor
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Highly qualified teachers

Subject Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
All subjects 92% 77%
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 No

Enrollment

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Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 03/15/2013
# of applications received 469
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 112
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 DCPS, 2009-2010