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Hours 7:30am - 4:00 pm
School leader Shantelle Wright
District Achievement Preparatory Academy Pcs
Transportation options None

Programs

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Photography
0
Music
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music None
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) College Preparatory Curriculum
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
College preparatory
Direct instruction
Honors track
Standards-based
College_preparatory
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Extended / longer school day
Block scheduling
Early childhood program offered No

Support

9
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Remediation
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Facilities Sports Fields
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Playground
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 100% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 57%
Hispanic 0% 13%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
White 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 0% 7%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 48% 61%
Special education 10% 13%
Female 47% 50%
Male 53% 50%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

1
Girls Sports
including: Softball
9
Clubs
including: Step team
Girls sports Softball
Boys sports (misc.) Intramural sports
Girls sports (misc.) Intramural sports
Clubs - dance Hip Hop
Clubs Arts and crafts
Chess club
Dance club
Drama club
Girls on the Run
Step team
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 6:30 AM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Titans
School colors Black and Red
Students typically come from these schools Early Childhood Academy PCS
  Eagle Academy PCS

Awards

Academic award OSSE - Reward School for gains in student achievement
Year received 2012
Academic award EPIC Award Silver Gain School - student achievement gains
Year received 2011
Academic award Teir 1 School
Year received 2012

Teachers

10
Staff
including: School social worker / counselor
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Math specialist
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
World languages spoken by staff German
Spanish

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 Yes
Partner Boys & Girls Club
  YMCA
  Sports Tennis and Learning Center
  FBI
  Concerned Black Men

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.aprepacademy.org/enroll.html
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 03/15/2014

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