Details overview

Hours 08:45 AM - 03:15 PM
School leader Amanda Delabar
District District Of Columbia Public Schools
Transportation options Yes
Preschool capacity 0

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Block scheduling
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Photography
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
2
Languages
including: None
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: Science lab
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 Acceleration
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
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

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

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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
Female 47% 50%
Male 53% 50%
Special education 12% 13%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 65% 61%
English Language Learners 35% 7%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
2
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
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 06:00 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
Students typically continue on to these schools Cesar Chavez
  Columbia Heights Educational Campus

Teachers

12
Staff
including: Tutor(s)
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 Transportation provided for special education students
Paid public transportation
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

Application/ enrollment process details Http://dcps.dc.gov/enroll
Learn more Http://dcps.dc.gov/enroll
Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Application requirements Application
Type of application deadline Rolling
Application submission begins 12/15/2015
Application deadline 03/01/2016

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