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Programs

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Design
3
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
World languages taught Latin
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Journalism and Media Arts
Instructional / curriculum models used Honors track
Standards-based
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Bostin Latin Model
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Extended / longer school day
Block scheduling
Early childhood program offered No

Support

13
Facilities
including: Science lab
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
College preparation resources College presentations or information sessions
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Facilities Sports Fields
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Gym
Internet access
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 99% 1%
Hispanic 2% 13%
Two or more races 0% 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 2% 7%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 69% 61%
Special education 26% 13%
Female 52% 50%
Male 48% 50%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

7
Girls Sports
including: Flag football
7
Boys Sports
including: Track
9
Clubs
including: Technology club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Flag football
Soccer
Softball
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Flag football
Football
Soccer
Track
Boys sports (misc.) Chess
Girls sports (misc.) Chess
Clubs (misc.) Fashion and Modeling
Clubs Chess club
Community service
Drama club
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Technology club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Spartans
School colors Green, Gold, Black and White
Students typically come from these schools Public Charter
  DCPS
  Private/Catholic

Teachers

14
Staff
including: School social worker / counselor
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Passes / tokens provided for public transportation
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner The Washington Informer
Partner website Http://washingtoninformer.com/
Partner Prime Movers Media - George Washington University
Partner website Http://primemoversmedia.org/
Partner Journalism Education Association
Partner website Www.jea.org
Partner DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative
Partner website Www.dcahec.com
Partner DC Area Writing Project at Howard University School of Education
Partner website Http://www.howard.edu/schooleducation/programs/dcawp/

Enrollment

Learn more Http://richardwrightpcs.org/cms/admissions/
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Application deadline 03/15/2013
# of applications received 260
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 150
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