Details overview

Hours 08:45 AM - 03:15 PM
School leader Maria Tukeva

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Mathematics

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Painting
3
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Orchestra
Band
Performing & written arts Dance
Poetry
Drama
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught French
Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish

Support

7
Facilities
including: Science lab
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Computer lab
Gym
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Science lab
Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 63% 13%
Black 33% 1%
White 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 57%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 51% 50%
Male 49% 50%
Special education 9% 13%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 41% 61%
English Language Learners 36% 7%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

10
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
10
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
5
Clubs
including: Chess club
Girls sports Cheerleading
Cross country
Golf
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Basketball
Soccer
Boys sports Baseball
Cross country
Football
Golf
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Wrestling
Basketball
Soccer
Clubs Math club
Robotics club
Debate
Chess club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Extended care / Extended programs After

Culture

Parent involvement Parents are involved through a Parent Association, representation on the Local School Restructuring Team, and the non-profit Board of Directors. Parents are welcome to visit the school and classes. There is a full time parent coordinator. We have partnerships with many organizations and businesses, through which we provide internships and other opportunities for our students.
Join PTO / PTA
Students typically come from these schools Bancroft
  Tubman
  Cooke

Awards

Academic award Quality School Initiative Award (Fight for Children)
Year received 2009
Academic award Newsweek Top 100 High Schools
Year received 2008
Academic award Newsweek Top 100 High Schools
Year received 2007

Teachers

0
Staff
Staff None
World languages spoken by staff Cantonese
Mandarin
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Spanish

Highly qualified teachers

Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
67% 77%
Source: See notes

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teachers with a valid license 68% 80%
Source: See notes

Enrollment

Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012
  Office of the State Superintendent of Education, 2011-2012
Highly qualified teachers Translation missing: en.DCPS, 2009-2010
Teacher characteristics Translation missing: en.DCPS, 2009-2010