Details overview

Hours 08:30 AM - 03:30 PM
School leader Olivia Smith
District Bridges Pcs
Transportation options Yes
Preschool capacity 150

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used Multi-aged classrooms
Project-based
Therapeutic

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Painting
0
Music
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music None
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts Painting
World languages taught Spanish

Support

2
Facilities
including: Garden / Greenhouse
Facilities Garden / Greenhouse
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Extra learning resources Counseling
Remediation
Differentiated learning programs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Multiple disabilities
Other health impairment
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Developmental delay
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
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Accredited Yes
Days open Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Payment schedule Monthly
Financial aid options None
Preschool meals offered Breakfast
Morning Snack
Lunch
Afternoon Snack
Evening Snack

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Students

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
Female 49% 50%
Male 51% 50%
Special education 24% 13%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 68% 61%
English Language Learners 40% 7%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
0
Clubs
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs None
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:30 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Gardening volunteers
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

Awards

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

Teachers

10
Staff
including: Gardening teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Coach(es)
Reading specialist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

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

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details If you were matched with a school through the first round of the lottery (Round 1 - December 15th - March 2nd) , you must accept your space by May 1st, 2015. To accept your space, you must submit required enrollment forms and prove DC Residency. All new students must provide/complete the following documents during the Round 1 registration process (April 1st, 2015-May 1st, 2015):
Learn more Http://www.bridgespcs.org/index.php?page=admissions
Application requirements Application
Type of application deadline Rolling
Application submission begins 12/15/2015
Application deadline 03/02/2016
# of applications received 499
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 109
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

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