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Programs

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
2
Music
including: Band
0
Languages
Music Band
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Media arts Technical design and production
Visual arts Ceramics
Painting
World languages taught None
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) World Cultures
Instructional / curriculum models used Standards-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered No
Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old
4 years old

Support

12
Facilities
including: Playground
Extra learning resources Remediation
Acceleration
Mentoring
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of the population
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Facilities Sports Fields
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Internet access
Library
Performance stage
Playground
Outdoor learning lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 65% 1%
Black 15% 1%
Hispanic 11% 13%
Two or more races 5% 57%
Asian 4% n/a
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 24% 7%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 13% 61%
Special education 6% 13%
Female 50% 50%
Male 50% 50%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
4
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
8
Clubs
including: Girls on the Run
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Gymnastics
Softball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Flag football
Gymnastics
Boys sports (misc.) Through DPR
Girls sports (misc.) Through DPR
Clubs Foreign language and culture club
Gardening
Girls on the Run
Homework help / Study buddy club
Model UN
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Recycling club
Clubs - language Spanish (PTA)
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 7:30 AM

Culture

Dress code None
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Wolf
School colors Blue, gold
Students typically continue on to these schools Hardy Middle School
  Washington Latin
  Basis

Awards

Community service award Pennies for Patients
Year received 2011
Community service award Pennies for Patients
Year received 2012
Academic award Granted Autonomy Status
Year received 2010
Academic award LEEDS Gold Standard
Year received 2011
Academic award Green Ribbon School
Year received 2012

Teachers

17
Staff
including: Gardening teacher
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Speech and language therapist
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Arabic
French
Russian
Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Turkish

Highly qualified teachers

Subject Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
All subjects 79% 77%
Source: See notes

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teachers with a valid license 100% 80%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Passes / tokens provided for public transportation
Transportation provided for special education students
Transportation options (misc.) D1, D2 (Glover Park - Federal Triangle), 31, 32, 36 (Friendship Heights - Potomac Park/Southern Ave/Naylor Rd), N8 ( Wesley Heights/Van Ness UDC)
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner DC Greens
Partner website Dcgreens.org

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process No

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
Teacher characteristics DCPS, 2009-2010