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Hours 7:50 am - 3:15pm
School leader Patricia Kolb
District Washington Latin Pcs
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Photography
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
4
Languages
including: Latin
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts None
Visual arts Painting
Photography
World languages taught Arabic
Chinese - Mandarin
French
Latin
Academic themes / Areas of focus Foreign languages
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Modern Classical Education
Instructional / curriculum models used Classical
Honors track
Individually guided instruction
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered No

Support

13
Facilities
including: Kitchen
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
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 Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 46% 1%
White 39% 1%
Hispanic 9% 13%
Asian 4% n/a
Two or more races 0% 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 18% 61%
Special education 6% 13%
Female 49% 50%
Male 51% 50%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

9
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
9
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
7
Clubs
including: Drama club
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track
Ultimate
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Lacrosse
Soccer
Tennis
Track
Ultimate Frisbee
Volleyball
Clubs Chess club
Dance club
Drama club
Foreign language and culture club
Homework help / Study buddy club
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Clubs - language Multi-cultural
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 in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Lion
School colors Crimson, Black
Students typically come from these schools Stoddert Elementary School
  Brent Elementary School
  Watkins Elementary School
Students typically continue on to these schools School Without Walls
  Wilson High School
  Washington Latin PCS Upper Campus

Awards

Academic award PCSB Tier 1
Year received 2012

Teachers

20
Staff
including: Dance teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
French
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 Passes / tokens provided for public transportation
Buses / vans provided for students
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops Yes
Metro / Bus lines Tenleytown, Union Station,
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes

Enrollment

Learn more Www.latinpcs.org/apply-enroll/application-process.html
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 03/15/2013
# of applications received 1100
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 95
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