Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 84% 13%
Black 9% 1%
White 5% 1%
Two or more races 2% 57%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 0% 7%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 86% 61%
Special education 12% 13%
Female 46% 50%
Male 54% 50%
Source: See notes

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Music None
Performing & written arts Dance
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Bilingual Education
Instructional / curriculum models used Standards-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages Spanish
Special schedule Extended / longer school day
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old


Extra learning resources Counseling
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Orthopedic impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Visual impairments
Significant developmental delay
Facilities Art room
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Parent center
Performance stage


Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Boys sports Baseball
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 7:00 AM


Dress code None
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
School mascot Bilingual Bee
School colors Blue, Red
Students typically continue on to these schools E.L. Haynes PCS
  Capital City PCS
  Cesar Chavez PCS


Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Highly qualified teachers

Subject Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
All subjects 89% 77%
Source: See notes


Transportation options None
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner CentroNia
Partner website Http://
Partner Reading Partners
Partner website Http://
Partner Flamboyan
Partner website Http://


Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 03/15/2013


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