Details overview

Hours 8:45 AM - 3:15 PM
School leader Amanda Delabar
District District Of Columbia Public Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Block scheduling

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used Project-based
Standards-based

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Poetry
Media arts None
Visual arts Painting
Photography
World languages taught None
Spanish

Support

11
Facilities
including: Library
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Parent involvement center
Playground
Science lab
Outdoor learning lab
Auditorium
Garden / Greenhouse
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Multiple disabilities
Other health impairment
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Visual impairment, including blindness
Developmental delay
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

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
Hispanic 54% 13%
Black 42% 1%
White 1% 1%
Two or more races 0% 57%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 35% 7%
Special education 12% 13%
Female 47% 50%
N/A 53% 50%
Male 53% 50%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 65% 61%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
2
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
2
Clubs
including: Art club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Soccer
Boys sports Basketball
Soccer
Clubs Art club
Gardening
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
School mascot Toads
School colors Green and Yellow
Students typically continue on to these schools Cesar Chavez
  Columbia Heights Educational Campus

Teachers

12
Staff
including: Music teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Coach(es)
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Highly qualified teachers

Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
60% 77%
Source: See notes

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teachers with a valid license 94% 80%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Paid public transportation
Transportation provided for special education students
Transportation options (misc.) H1, H2, H3, H4 (Brookland - Potomac Park/Van Ness/Tenleytown), 64 (Fort Totten - Federal Triangle), 54, 53, 54 (L'Enfant Plaza/McPherson Sq - Takoma), H8 (Mt Pleasant - Rhode Island Ave), 62, 63 (Takoma - Federal Triangle), 70, 71 (Buzzard Point/9th & Maine - Silver Spring), S1, S2, S4, S9 (Silver Spring/16th & Colorado - Federal Triangle), 42 (Mt Pleasant - Metro Center)
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner DC Scores
  For the Love of Children
  Kid Power
  826
  Grassroots Education Project

Enrollment

Type of application deadline Rolling

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
Teacher characteristics DCPS, 2009-2010