Details overview

Hours 7:45 am - 4:00 pm
School leader Dr. Jeffery Grant
District Friendship Pcs
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Mathematics
Science
Special Education
Technology
Instructional / curriculum models used STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

0
Visual Arts
2
Music
including: Band
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Dance
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught Spanish

Support

3
Facilities
including: Gym
Facilities Cafeteria
Gym
Playground
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

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Students

Student diversity

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

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 0% 7%
Special education 12% 13%
Female 51% 50%
Male 49% 50%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 70% 61%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
7
Boys Sports
including: Track
2
Clubs
including: Dance club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Soccer
Tennis
Track
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Football
Soccer
Tennis
Track
Clubs Dance club
Step team
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:00 AM
After school end time 6:30 PM

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Parent Advisory Council
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Volunteer in the classroom
School mascot Knights
School colors Blue and White
Students typically come from these schools Miner Elementary
  Brown Education Center
  River Terrace Elementary
Students typically continue on to these schools Friendship Collegiate Academy

Teachers

10
Staff
including: Nurse
Staff Assistant principal
Dance teacher
Coach(es)
PE instructor
Nurse
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Highly qualified teachers

Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
96% 77%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops Yes

Enrollment

Learn more Http://blowpierce.friendshipschools.org
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Application deadline 03/15/2013

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