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%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 36% 61%
Special education 15% 13%
Female 50% 50%
Male 50% 50%
Source: See notes

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Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Dance
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Service learning
Special Education
Social justice
Visual arts
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) 21st Century Skills
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Individually guided instruction
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Expeditionary Learning
Special schedule Extended / longer school day
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old


Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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 Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Internet access
Learning lab
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage


Girls sports Basketball
Boys sports Basketball
Clubs (misc.) Sign Language Club
Clubs - dance Ballet
Clubs (misc.) Video Game Design Club
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 - language French, Greek/Roman
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 7:30 AM


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


Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
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


Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Instructional aide / coach
Music teacher
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Security personnel
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 100% 77%
Source: See notes


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


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Application or enrollment process Yes
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


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