Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 64% 1%
Black 22% 1%
Hispanic 8% 13%
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 2% 7%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 12% 61%
Special education 12% 13%
Female 49% 50%
Male 51% 50%
Source: See notes

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Programs

Classes

Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) World Cultures
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Facilities Art room
Library
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Gym
Auditorium
Science lab

Extracurriculars

Girls sports Basketball
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Track
Clubs Chess club
Girls on the Run
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement The Brent Elementary School Parents and Teachers Association (PTA) is an active part of the daily life at our school. The Brent PTA runs the Before and After Care program, supports teachers, holds fundraisers, and coordinates school events.
Join PTO / PTA
School mascot Bears
School colors Khaki, White and Hunter Green
Students typically continue on to these schools Jefferson Middle School
  Eliot-Hine Middle School

Teachers

Staff Reading specialist

Highly qualified teachers

Subject Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
All subjects 64% 77%
Source: See notes

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teachers with a valid license 84% 80%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options (misc.) 32 (Southern Ave - Friendship Heights), 34 (Archives - Naylor Rd Station), 36 (Friendship Heights - Naylor Rd Station), P6 (Rhode Island Station - Anacostia Station), DCN22 (Union Station), 96 (Capitol Heights Station - McLean Gardens), 97 (Union Station - Capitol Heights Station)
Partner American Legion
  War College
  AmeriCorps
  US State Department
  Capitol Hill Arts Workshop

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