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Hours 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
School leader Cassie Pergament, Principal
District D.C. Preparatory Academy Pcs
Transportation options None

Programs

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
1
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
0
Languages
Music Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Dance
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught None
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
Standards-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Extended / longer school day
Early childhood program offered No

Support

15
Facilities
including: Audiovisual aids
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
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
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Playground
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 92% 1%
Hispanic 5% 13%
White 3% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 57%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 1% 7%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 80% 61%
Special education 16% 13%
Female 50% 50%
Male 50% 50%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

1
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
1
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
5
Clubs
including: Girls on the Run
Girls sports Basketball
Boys sports Basketball
Clubs Book / reading club
Drum line
Gardening
Girls on the Run
Student newspaper
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Panther
School colors Blue, Gold
Students typically come from these schools DC Prep's Edgewood Elementary Campus
  DC Prep's Benning Elementary Campus
Students typically continue on to these schools Independent, Private, or Parochial Schools
  Selective Public Magnet High Schools
  High Performing Public Charter High Schools

Awards

Academic award OSSE "Reward" School
Year received 2014
Academic award Highest-Performing Public Charter School on DC CAS CItywide
Year received 2014
Academic award Top-performing Tier 1 School on PCSB PMF Citywide
Year received 2014

Teachers

18
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Cooking / nutrition teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
World languages spoken by staff 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 Girls on the Run
Partner website Http://www.girlsontherun.org/
Partner Cooking Matters, Capital Area Food Bank
Partner website Http://www.capitalareafoodbank.org/programs/cooking/cookingmatters/
Partner Revolution Foods
Partner website Http://revfoods.com/

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.dcprep.org/Enrollment/Enrollment_Information
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 03/02/2015

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