Details overview

Hours 8:30am - 3:30pm
School leader Andrea Hinson
District Youth Build Pcs Layc
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Career and Tech (vocational)
Instructional / curriculum models used GED
College preparatory

Classes

0
Visual Arts
0
Music
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music None
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish

Support

8
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
College / career center
Industrial shop
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Tutoring
College preparation resources College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Specific learning disabilities
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 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

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 53% 1%
Hispanic 47% 13%
White 1% 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 2% 7%
Special education 2% 13%
Female 52% 50%
N/A 48% 50%
Male 48% 50%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 31% 61%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
Girls sports None
Boys sports (misc.) Basketball league
Clubs (misc.) College Club

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Adult learning, students are parents
Parent involvement None
School colors Blue,gold

Awards

Academic award Catalogue for Philanthropy - one of the best small non-profits DC
Year received 2007

Teachers

9
Staff
including: College counselor
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Librarian / media specialist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Transportation options (misc.) Stipend
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Americorps
  AmeriCorps

Enrollment

Learn more Www.youthbuildpcs.org
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines

Sources

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