Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 52% 1%
White 36% 1%
Hispanic 6% 13%
Two or more races 1% 57%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Student subgroups

  This school State average
English learners 0% 7%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 15% 61%
Special education 7% 13%
Female 39% 50%
Male 61% 50%
Source: See notes

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Programs

Classes

Music None
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Standards-based
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Inquiry-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

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
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")

Extracurriculars

Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:30 PM
Before school start time 7:15 AM

Awards

Community service award Partnership for 21st Century Skills Exemplar School
Year received 2013
Community service award Ashoka Changemaker School
Year received 2013

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Volunteer in the classroom
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School colors Orange and Yellow

Teachers

Staff Art teacher
PE instructor
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
World languages spoken by staff French
Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Portuguese

Neighborhood

Transportation options Transportation provided for special education students
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner The Center for Inspired Teaching
Partner website Www.inspiredteaching.org
Partner The Phillips Collection
Partner website Http://www.phillipscollection.org/
Partner YMCA
Partner website Http://ymcadc.org/index.cfm
Partner Washington Parks and People
Partner website Http://www.washingtonparks.net/
Partner Folger Shakespeare Library
Partner website Http://www.folger.edu/

Enrollment

Apply Now - Learn more Www.inspiredteachingschool.org
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Application deadline 03/15/2013

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Student subgroups NCES, 2011-2012
  Office of the State Superintendent of Education, 2011-2012