Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 99% 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 71% 61%
Special education 8% 13%
Female 47% 50%
Male 53% 50%
Source: See notes

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Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Dance
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old


Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
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
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Specific learning disabilities
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
Internet access
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Parent center
Performance stage


Girls sports Cheerleading
Boys sports Baseball
Flag football
Boys sports (misc.) None offered at this time.
Girls sports (misc.) Step
Clubs Dance club
Yoga club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 6:30 AM


Academic award Imagine Schools: New School of the Year Academic Achievement
Year received 2009
Academic award Runner Up Imagine Schools Academic Achievement
Year received 2010
Academic award Imagine Schools Award for Character Development
Year received 2011


Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Volunteer in the classroom
School mascot Cheetas
School colors Red, yellow


Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Dance teacher
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff None

Highly qualified teachers

Subject Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
All subjects 25% 77%
Source: See notes


Transportation options Passes / tokens provided for public transportation
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes


Apply Now - Learn more /
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
# of applications received 1100
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 100
For the year 2013-2014


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