Details overview

Hours 08:00 AM - 03:15 PM
School leader Alison Auerbach
District District Of Columbia Public Schools
Transportation options Yes
Preschool capacity 0

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus World languages
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Standards-based

Classes

2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Band
Performing & written arts Drama
Poetry
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish

Support

15
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Library
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Playground
Garden / Greenhouse
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Mentoring
Tutoring
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Speech and language impairments
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 Intensive - school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of the population

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
Hispanic 74% 13%
White 10% 1%
Black 8% 1%
Two or more races 1% 57%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 49% 50%
Male 51% 50%
Special education 11% 13%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 75% 61%
English Language Learners 59% 7%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

1
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
1
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
3
Clubs
including: Drama club
Girls sports Soccer
Girls sports (misc.) Girls on the Run
Boys sports Soccer
Clubs Chess club
Girls on the Run
Drama club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:00 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
School mascot Bengal
School colors Blue, gold
Students typically continue on to these schools Deal MS
  Lincoln EC

Awards

Academic award TEAM - Together Everyone Achieves More
Year received 2009
Academic award TEAM - Together Everyone Achieves More
Year received 2010

Teachers

15
Staff
including: Computer specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Gardening teacher
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
Vietnamese
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Vietnamese

Highly qualified teachers

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

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Teachers with a valid license 91% 80%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Transportation provided for special education students
Transportation options (misc.) H3 (Brookland - Tenley Circle), H4 (Brookland - Tenleytown), H8 (Rhode Island Ave - Mount Pleasant), S1, S2, S9 (16th & Colorado - McPherson Square), S4 (Silver Spring - Federal Triangle), 42 (Metro Center - Mt Pleasant), H2 (Van Ness UDC - Brookland), 52, 53, 54 (L'Enfant Plaza, McPherson Square)
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner FBI
  Archaeology in the Community
  Young Playwrights Theatre

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Http://dcps.dc.gov/enroll
Learn more Www.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 870
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 470
For the year 2012-2013

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