Details overview

Hours 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
School leader Kristin Scotchmer
District Mundo Verde Bilingual Pcs
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Environmental
World languages
Multiculturalism / Global
Instructional / curriculum models used Project-based
Standards-based

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Photography
0
Music
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music None
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish

Support

9
Facilities
including: Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Performance stage
Playground
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
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
Hispanic 45% 13%
White 27% 1%
Black 19% 1%
Two or more races 5% 57%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 27% 7%
Female 44% 50%
N/A 56% 50%
Male 56% 50%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 33% 61%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

1
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
1
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
0
Clubs
Girls sports Soccer
Boys sports Soccer
Clubs None
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:30 AM
After school end time 6:30 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom

Awards

Community service award Ashoka Changemaker School
Year received 2013
Academic award U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School
Year received 2013

Teachers

10
Staff
including: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff Art teacher
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Gardening teacher
Coach(es)
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Portuguese, Bengali

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner City Blossoms
Partner website Cityblossoms.org
Partner Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library
Partner website Dclibrary.org/mtpleasant
Partner Meridian Hill Pictures
Partner website Meridianhillpictures.com
Partner DC Greens
Partner website Dcgreens.org
Partner Rock Creek Park
Partner website Www.nps.gov/rocr/

Enrollment

Learn more Http://mundoverdepcs.org/admissions/
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Application deadline 03/15/2013
# of applications received 1200
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 30
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012