Details overview

Hours 8:45 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Tarlesha Wayne
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Special Education
Career and Tech (vocational)
Instructional / curriculum models used Direct instruction
Individually guided instruction
Therapeutic

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
0
Music
1
Languages
including: American Sign Language (ASL)
Music None
Performing & written arts None
Career and Tech programs Culinary
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught American Sign Language (ASL)

Support

7
Facilities
including: Auditorium
Facilities Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Library
Playground
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
College preparation resources College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Other health impairment
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
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 Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
Black 99%
Hispanic 1%
Two or more races 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%
White 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
English learners 0%
Special education 100%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 100%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

1
Clubs
including: Special Olympics
Boys sports (misc.) Special Olympics
Girls sports (misc.) Special Olympics
Clubs Special Olympics
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
School mascot Wildcats
School colors Royal Blue and White

Teachers

7
Staff
including: Special education coordinator
Staff Art teacher
Coach(es)
PE instructor
Nurse
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)

Neighborhood

Transportation options Transportation provided for special education students
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner DC Quality Trust
Partner website Www.dcqualitytrust.org
Partner Lift DC
Partner website Washingtondc@liftcommunities.org

Enrollment

Learn more Www.nccinc.org
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $0
Tuition range (high) $0
For the year 2012-2013
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity Manually entered by a school official
Students by group Manually entered by a school official