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Hours 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
School leader Martha Cutts
District Washington Latin Pcs
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Design
3
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
4
Languages
including: Latin
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Graphics
Technical design and production
Visual arts Design
Drawing / Sketching
Photography
World languages taught Arabic
Chinese - Mandarin
French
Latin
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Modern Classical
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
Classical
Honors track
Standards-based
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Small class sizes
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Block scheduling
Early childhood program offered No

Support

12
Facilities
including: Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
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
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Vocational or skills-based training None
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
College / career center
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 68% 1%
Hispanic 14% 13%
White 13% 1%
Two or more races 4% 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 2% 7%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 30% 61%
Special education 5% 13%
Female 55% 50%
Male 45% 50%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

7
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
8
Boys Sports
including: Swimming
22
Clubs
including: Student newspaper
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Track
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Ultimate Frisbee
Boys sports (misc.) Yoga, General Conditioning
Girls sports (misc.) Yoga, General Conditioning
Clubs Amnesty International
Book / reading club
Chess club
Community service
Dance club
Debate
Foreign language and culture club
Girls on the Run
Homework help / Study buddy club
It's Academic
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Literary magazine
Model OAS
Model UN
National Honor Society (NHS)
Recycling club
Science club
Sewing / knitting club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Technology club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Lion
School colors White, Crimson, Black

Awards

Academic award PCSB Tier 1
Year received 2012
Academic award POSSE Scholarship winners
Year received 2013

Teachers

22
Staff
including: Security personnel
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Arabic
Mandarin
French
German
Spanish

Highly qualified teachers

Subject Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
All subjects 95% 77%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Shakespeare Theater
Partner website Www.shakespearetheater.org
Partner Arena Stage
Partner website Www.arenastage.org

Enrollment

Learn more Www.latinpcs.org
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 03/15/2013
# of applications received 1000
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 100
For the year 2013-2014

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