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Programs

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
Academic themes / Areas of focus Vocational education
Instructional / curriculum models used GED
College preparatory
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Quantum Learning
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages Spanish
Early childhood program offered No

Support

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

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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%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 31% 61%
Special education 2% 13%
Female 52% 50%
Male 48% 50%
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
Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement None
Bullying / cyber bullying policy No
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: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Librarian / media specialist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
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
Application or enrollment process Yes
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