Details overview

Hours 07:40 AM - 03:50 PM
School leader Dr. Marian White-Hood
District Potomac Lighthouse Pcs
Transportation options Yes
Preschool capacity 0

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Extended / longer school day
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
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

Support

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

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Type of center In-school
Early childhood starting age 3 years old
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Accredited Yes
Days open Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
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 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
Female 52% 50%
Male 48% 50%
Special education 8% 13%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 77% 61%
English Language Learners 0% 7%
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 Art club
Girls on the Run
Student council / government
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 06:30 AM
After school end time 06:30 PM

Culture

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

Teachers

15
Staff
including: ELL / ESL Coordinator
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
French
Spanish
Tagalog

Highly qualified teachers

Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
100% 77%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Paid public transportation
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
Ways to enroll/attend this school Apply to the school
Application requirements Application
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application submission begins 12/15/2015
Application deadline 09/30/2016
# 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