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Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught (misc.) None offered at this time.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Mathematics
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Math-Science Tech, Special Education Focus
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old


Extra learning resources Counseling
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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 Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Multiple disabilities
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Significant developmental delay
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Parent center
Performance stage
Science lab

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Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 99% 1%
Hispanic 0% 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 1% 7%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 66% 61%
Special education 21% 13%
Female 48% 50%
Male 52% 50%
Source: See notes


Girls sports Cheerleading
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Boys sports Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Clubs Gardening
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:30 PM


Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Cheetah
School colors Blue, Yellow
Students typically come from these schools The surrounding neighborhoods and Charter Schools
Students typically continue on to these schools Sousa Middle School


Academic award Rewards School Program
Year received 2012


Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Gardening teacher
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher

Highly qualified teachers

Subject Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
All subjects 79% 77%
Source: See notes

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teachers with a valid license 94% 80%
Source: See notes


Transportation options Transportation provided for special education students
Transportation options (misc.) W4 (Deanwood Station - Anacostia Station), V5, M2 (L'Enfant Plaza - Fairfax Village), 36 (Friendship Heights - Naylor Road Station), 39 (Potomac Park - Naylor Rd Station), F14 (New Carrolton - Naylor Rd Station), 34 (Suitland Station)
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Georgetown University Marine Biology
  Drinker and Biddle
  NASA Goddard
  Children/s Hopital


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Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
# of applications received 214
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 214
For the year 2013-2014


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