Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 45% 1%
Hispanic 37% 13%
White 13% 1%
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 40% 7%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 68% 61%
Special education 24% 13%
Female 49% 50%
Male 51% 50%
Source: See notes

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Music None
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Inclusion
Instructional / curriculum models used Multi-aged classrooms
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old


Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
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
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Multiple disabilities
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Significant developmental delay
Facilities Garden / Greenhouse
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")


Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs None
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 7:30 AM


Community service award City Paper Reader's Choice Best Preschool in DC
Year received 2013
Academic award Middle States Accreditation
Year received 2013


Parent involvement (misc.) Gardening volunteers
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
Volunteer in the classroom
Bullying / cyber bullying policy No


Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Instructional aide / coach
Reading specialist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish


Transportation options Passes / tokens provided for public transportation
Transportation provided for special education students
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Library of Congress


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Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 499
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 109
For the year 2012-2013


Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012
  Office of the State Superintendent of Education, 2011-2012