Details overview

Hours 8:15 am - 3:15pm
School leader Tui Roper
District District Of Columbia Public Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus World languages
Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Technology
Visual arts
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Standards-based
Montessori

Classes

1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Poetry

Support

10
Facilities
including: Music room
Facilities Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer
Gym
Library
Playground
Sports Fields
Art room
Science lab
Music room
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Remediation
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Specific learning disabilities
Level of special education programming None
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 99% 1%
Hispanic 1% 13%
Two or more races 1% 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%
Special education 11% 13%
Female 50% 50%
Male 50% 50%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 62% 61%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Track
3
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
6
Clubs
including: Boy Scouts
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Track
Soccer
Boys sports Basketball
Track
Soccer
Clubs Boy Scouts
Dance club
Science club
Girls on the Run
Drama club
Art club
Clubs - dance Glee Club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:00 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Students typically continue on to these schools Ron Brown Middle School

Teachers

Highly qualified teachers

Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
73% 77%
Source: See notes

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teachers with a valid license 92% 80%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Paid public transportation
Transportation options (misc.) W4 (Deanwood - Anacostia), U8 (Capitol/Benning Heights), U4 (Minnesota Ave), U5, U6 (Mayfair/Marshall Heights)
Partner Tabernacle Baptist Church
  Capital Fitness and Health Education
  Contee A.M.E. Zion Church
  Washington Performing Arts Society
  Life Pieces to Master Pieces

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