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Hours 8:40am - 3:15pm
School leader Dawn Feltman

Programs

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
2
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Instrumental and theory music lessons
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Painting
Photography
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Direct instruction
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages Spanish
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

11
Facilities
including: Science lab
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 Multiple disabilities
Facilities Outdoor learning lab
Music room
Library
Kitchen
Internet access
Gym
Computer lab
Cafeteria
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 67% 1%
Hispanic 29% 13%
White 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 57%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 24% 7%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 57% 61%
Special education 9% 13%
Female 50% 50%
Male 50% 50%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
3
Boys Sports
including: Cheerleading
13
Clubs
including: Debate
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Tennis
Boys sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Tennis
Boys sports (misc.) Table Tennis/Step Team
Girls sports (misc.) Table Tennis/Step Team
Clubs (misc.) Young Gentlemen/Young Ladies
  GeoPlunger
  Challenger 10
Clubs Step team
Science club
Gardening
Drama club
Debate
Cub Scouts
Cooking club
Chess club
Boy Scouts
Art club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Monitor the playground
Join PTO / PTA
Attend parent nights
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Lion
School colors Navy blue, white

Teachers

13
Staff
including: Special education coordinator
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Highly qualified teachers

Subject Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
All subjects 32% 77%
Source: See notes

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teachers with a valid license 58% 80%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options (misc.) 70 (9th & Maine St - Silver Spring Station), 71 (Buzzard Point - Silver Spring Station) 79 (Archives - Silver Spring Station), 90, 92 (Anacostia Metro/Congress Heights - Ellington Bridge), 96 (Capitol Heights Station - McLean Gardens), X3 (McLean Gardens - Minnesota Ave), G8 (Avondale - Farragut Sq.), 63, 64 (Federal Triangle - Takoma Station/Fort Totten), G2 (Howard University - Georgetown University), DC Circulator
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner McDonald's
  United States Tennis Association
  Heart of America
  American Airlines
  New Bethel Baptist Church

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling

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
Teacher characteristics DCPS, 2009-2010