Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 62% 1%
Hispanic 28% 13%
White 4% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Two or more races 1% 57%
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 31% 61%
Special education 6% 13%
Female 51% 50%
Male 49% 50%
Source: See notes

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Programs

Classes

Music None
Performing & written arts None
Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Foreign languages
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
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 Remediation
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 Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Speech and language impairments
Facilities Learning lab
Computer lab
Cafeteria
Auditorium

Extracurriculars

Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Girls on the Run
Extended care / Extended programs After
Before
After school end time 6:30 PM
Before school start time 6:30 AM

Awards

Academic award Tier One School
Year received 2011
Academic award DC's Most Outstanding School Principal
Year received 2012
Academic award Tier One School
Year received 2012

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Volunteer time after school
Volunteer in the classroom
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Organize fundraising events
Organize cultural events
Join PTO / PTA
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
School mascot Badger
School colors Red/Tan

Teachers

Staff Assistant principal
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Instructional aide / coach
PE instructor
Reading specialist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
Italian
French
Mandarin
Arabic
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Amharic, Portugese

Highly qualified teachers

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

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

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Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 03/15/2013
# of applications received 150
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 75
For the year 2012-2013

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