Details overview

Hours 08:45 AM - 03:15 PM
School leader Gwendolyn Payton
District District Of Columbia Public Schools
Transportation options Yes
Preschool capacity 0

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Mixto

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Mathematics
Science
Technology

Classes

0
Visual Arts
2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts None

Support

17
Facilities
including: Library
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Remediation
Tutoring
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Multiple disabilities
Other health impairment
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Developmental delay

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Type of center In-school
Early childhood starting age 3 years old
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Accredited Yes
Days open Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Financial aid options None
Preschool meals offered Breakfast
Morning Snack
Lunch
Afternoon Snack

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Students

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
Female 48% 50%
Male 52% 50%
Special education 21% 13%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 66% 61%
English Language Learners 1% 7%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
2
Boys Sports
including: Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
1
Clubs
including: Gardening
Girls sports Cheerleading
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Soccer
Softball
Boys sports Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Soccer
Clubs Gardening
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 06:30 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools The surrounding neighborhoods and Charter Schools
Students typically continue on to these schools Sousa Middle School

Awards

Academic award Rewards School Program
Year received 2012

Teachers

17
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Gardening teacher
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)

Highly qualified teachers

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

Teacher characteristics

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

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 Georgetown University Marine Biology
  Walmart
  Drinker and Biddle
  NASA Goddard
  Children/s Hopital

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Http://dcps.dc.gov/enroll
Learn more Http://dcps.dc.gov
Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Application requirements Application
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Application submission begins 12/15/2015
Application deadline 03/15/2016
# of applications received 214
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 214
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
Highly qualified teachers DCPS, 2009-2010
Teacher characteristics DCPS, 2009-2010