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: Auditorium
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: Soccer
3
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
6
Clubs
including: Girls on the Run
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