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Hours 8:00am - 2:45 pm
School leader Jennifer Ross
District National Collegiate Prep
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Painting
3
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
2
Languages
including: American Sign Language (ASL)
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Poetry
Media arts Graphics
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
World languages taught American Sign Language (ASL)
Spanish
World languages taught (misc.) Arabic
Academic themes / Areas of focus Multiculturalism / Global
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) International Studies
Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
International Baccalaureate (IB)
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Special schedule Block scheduling

Support

9
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
Extra learning resources (misc.) International Baccalaureate
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
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
College preparation resources (misc.) International Baccalaureate
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 99% 1%
Hispanic 1% 13%
Two or more races 0% 57%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
White 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 1% 7%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 92% 61%
Special education 16% 13%
Female 61% 50%
Male 39% 50%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
4
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
8
Clubs
including: Forensics club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Flag football
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
Track
Clubs Forensics club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Science club
Step team
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Panthers
School colors Blue and Gold

Awards

Academic award International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
Year received 2011
Academic award Candidate for Middle States Accreditation
Year received 2013

Teachers

10
Staff
including: Reading specialist
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
Librarian / media specialist
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Passes / tokens provided for public transportation
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.nationalprepdc.org
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Application deadline 03/15/2013
# of applications received 220
For the year 2011-2012
# of students accepted 155
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