Details overview

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

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Extended / longer school day
Block scheduling

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Direct instruction
Honors track
Standards-based
College preparatory

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

Support

9
Facilities
including: Sports Fields
Facilities Sports Fields
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Remediation
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 No

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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%
Special education 10% 13%
Female 47% 50%
N/A 53% 50%
Male 53% 50%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 48% 61%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

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

Culture

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
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: Assistant principal
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Math specialist
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
World languages spoken by staff German
Spanish

Highly qualified teachers

Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
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
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