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Music Band
Performing & written arts Dance
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Extended / longer school day
Early childhood program offered No


Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
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 Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Facilities Auditorium
Computer lab
Internet access
Music room

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Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 96% 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 76% 61%
Special education 13% 13%
Female 55% 50%
Male 45% 50%
Source: See notes


Girls sports Cheerleading
Boys sports Basketball
Clubs Dance club
Drum line
Step team
Student council / government
Extended care / Extended programs None


Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools KIPP DC Promise Academy
Students typically continue on to these schools KIPP DC College Preparatory


Academic award United States Department of Education Blue Ribbon School
Year received 2007
Academic award Fight for Children Champion of Quality Award
Year received 2010
Academic award EPIC Silver Gain Award Winner
Year received 2010


Staff Assistant principal
Instructional aide / coach
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
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 96% 77%
Source: See notes


Transportation options None
Transportation provided for special education students
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No


Learn more Http://
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 03/15/2013
# of applications received 301
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 0
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