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Hours 7:40 AM - 3:50 PM
School leader Dr. Marian White-Hood
District Potomac Lighthouse Pcs
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
2
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Poetry
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
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

10
Facilities
including: Playground
Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
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 Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Internet access
Kitchen
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Playground

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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

Students by group

  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

Extracurriculars

1
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
2
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
3
Clubs
including: Girls on the Run
Girls sports Cheerleading
Boys sports Basketball
Flag football
Clubs (misc.) Gentlemen's Association
  Rose Court
Clubs Art club
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
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
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 Purple, Gray and White

Teachers

15
Staff
including: Robotics / Technology specialist
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Robotics / Technology specialist
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

Highly qualified teachers

Subject Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
All subjects 100% 77%
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

Learn more Contact@potomacprep.org
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 09/30/2014
# of applications received 200
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 150
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012
  Office of the State Superintendent of Education, 2011-2012
Highly qualified teachers DCPS, 2009-2010