Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 99% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
White 0% 1%
Two or more races 0% 57%
Hispanic 0% 13%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Student subgroups

  This school State average
English learners 0% 7%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 77% 61%
Special education 8% 13%
Female 52% 50%
Male 48% 50%
Source: See notes

Programs

Classes

Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Standards-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Extended / longer school day
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Facilities Cafeteria
Computer lab
Internet access
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Playground

Extracurriculars

Girls sports Cheerleading
Boys sports Basketball
Clubs Girls on the Run
Student council / government
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:30 PM
Before school start time 6:30 AM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Tigers
School colors Blue, Yellow, & White

Teachers

Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Music teacher
PE instructor
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
French
Spanish
Tagalog
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) English

Qualified teachers

Subject Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers
All subjects 100%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Passes / tokens provided for public transportation
Buses / vans provided for students
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner St. Anslem Abbey School

Enrollment

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Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Application deadline 03/15/2013
# of applications received 120
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 120
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Student subgroups NCES, 2011-2012
  Office of the State Superintendent of Education, 2011-2012
Qualified teachers DCPS, 2009-2010