Details overview

Hours 8:15am - 3:15pm
School leader Jessica Wodatch
District Two Rivers Pcs
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Extended / longer school day

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Mathematics
Service learning
Special Education
Social justice
Visual arts
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Individually guided instruction
Project-based
Standards-based

Classes

0
Visual Arts
3
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Dance
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught Spanish

Support

10
Facilities
including: Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 63% 1%
White 27% 1%
Hispanic 8% 13%
Two or more races 0% 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 1% 7%
Special education 15% 13%
Female 50% 50%
N/A 50% 50%
Male 50% 50%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 36% 61%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

1
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
1
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
8
Clubs
including: Game club
Girls sports Basketball
Boys sports Basketball
Clubs Chess club
Cooking club
Dance club
Foreign language and culture club
Game club
Girls on the Run
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Step team
Clubs (misc.) Sign Language Club
  Video Game Design Club
Clubs - dance Ballet
Clubs - language French, Greek/Roman
Extended care / Extended programs After
Before
Before school start time 7:30 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Organize fundraising events
Organize cultural events
Monitor the playground
Join PTO / PTA
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Two Rivers Middle PCS

Awards

Academic award Josephine Baker Award for Public Charter School Excellence
Year received 2011
Academic award Tier One PMF Ranking
Year received 2013
Academic award Tier One PMF Ranking
Year received 2012

Teachers

13
Staff
including: Coach(es)
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Coach(es)
Music teacher
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Security personnel
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
100% 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 Yes

Enrollment

Learn more Www.tworiverspcs.org
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 03/15/2013
# of applications received 1776
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 32
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