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Hours 8:00am - 4:00pm
School leader Demetria Gartrell
District Center City Pcs
Transportation options None

Programs

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
3
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Theory
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Poetry
Media arts None
Visual arts Architecture
Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Service learning
Instructional / curriculum models used Direct instruction
Project-based
Standards-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Extended / longer school day
Early childhood program offered No
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

Support

8
Facilities
including: Auditorium
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
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 Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Internet access
Kitchen
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 74% 1%
Hispanic 26% 13%
White 2% 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 11% 7%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 86% 61%
Special education 15% 13%
Female 52% 50%
Male 48% 50%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
3
Boys Sports
including: Flag football
6
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Girls sports Basketball
Flag football
Soccer
Boys sports Basketball
Flag football
Soccer
Clubs (misc.) ICONS club
Clubs Book / reading club
Math club
Step team
Student council / government
Technology club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 7:00 AM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Eagles
Students typically continue on to these schools Archbishop Carroll Catholic High School
  Bell Multicultural Senior High School
  Washington Math and Science PC High School

Teachers

13
Staff
including: Tutor
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Instructional aide / coach
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff French
Italian
Spanish
Tagalog

Highly qualified teachers

Subject Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
All subjects 86% 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 Champions Science Adventure
Partner website Http://www.discoverchampions.com/
Partner US Chess Center
Partner website Http://www.chessctr.org
Partner YoKid
Partner website Http://yokid.org
Partner Dance 4 Peace
Partner website Http://www.dance4peace.org
Partner Adventure Theater
Partner website Http://www.adventuretheatre-mtc.org/at-mtc-merger.html

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.centercitypcs.org/how-to-enroll/application/
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 03/14/2014
# of applications received 280
For the year 2011-2012
# of students accepted 60
For the year 2011-2012

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