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Creative Minds International PCS

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Principal

Nayamka Long

School Overview

Grades Served

PK3 - Grade 8

2020 - 2021

2019 Star Rating

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Title I Status

No

A Title I school is a school that receives federal funds to support students from low-income backgrounds in learning and achieving at high levels.

Message from the School

Creative Minds International Public Charter School prepares students in preschool through eighth grade for success and well-being in a globalized world. Its inclusive, arts-integrated, international program fosters creativity, self-motivation, social-emotional development, and academic excellence in a diverse community of students. Creative Minds implements the international curricula from Fieldwork Education and is the only public charter school in the US accredited to implement the International PrimaryCurriculum.

Parent Organization and Contact Information

Parent organizations provide opportunities for parents and families to directly interact with the school on a variety of issues. Parent Organization Representative contact and school policy information is linked below.

Parent Organization Representative

Aura Matias

frontdesk@creativemindspcs.org

Parent Organization

Yes

Link to website

Parent Communication Policy

Link to website

Student Population

The enrollment on each school's profile reflects the number of students ever-enrolled in the school throughout the prior school year, which is validated by each school at the close of the school year. This data may be different from the point in time count taken in October called the annual enrollment audit.

Total Student Enrollment


533

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity


American Indian/Alaskan

0%

Asian

4%

Black/African-American

38%

Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Hispanic/Latino, any race

16%

Two or more races

7%

White

35%

Enrollment by Grade Level


Enrollment by Student Groups


School Offerings

School Program Information


  • Arts Integration
  • School Garden
  • STEM Focus

Extracurricular Activities


This list is provided by the school and represents activities highlighted by the school, not a comprehensive list of all activities

  • foreign languages
  • movement and physical activities
  • arts
  • Afterschool Creative Clubs

Physical Activity time


Physical activity time reflects the school’s average minutes per week of student physical activity within both the physical education class and recess. This data is reported by the school as required through the Healthy Schools Act School Health Profile.

Grades K-5:

160 Minutes/week

Grades 6-8:

305 Minutes/week

Logistics

School hours

Monday

08:45am - 04:00pm

Tuesday

08:45am - 04:00pm

Wednesday

08:45am - 04:00pm

Thursday

08:45am - 04:00pm

Friday

08:45am - 04:00pm

PreK (3)

08:45am - 03:30pm

PreK (4)

08:45am - 03:30pm

Kindergarten

08:45am - 03:30pm

Before/After School Care

If before/after school care is offered the options for costs are: Free, Sliding Scale/Voucher, or Fee. Contact the school for more information.

Before School care

Offered?

Yes

Cost

Fee

Hours

Monday

07:30am - 08:45am

Tuesday

07:30am - 08:45am

Wednesday

07:30am - 08:45am

Thursday

07:30am - 08:45am

Friday

07:30am - 08:45am

After School care

Offered?

Yes

Cost

Fee

Hours

Monday

03:30pm - 06:00pm

Tuesday

03:30pm - 06:00pm

Wednesday

03:30pm - 06:00pm

Thursday

03:30pm - 06:00pm

Friday

03:30pm - 06:00pm

School Uniforms Required

No

Metro Bus

60, 64, 80, H2, H8

Metro Rail

Brookland-CUA; Georgia Ave-Petworth

Finance

2019 Per-pupil expenditures


$24,753

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2019 Per-pupil expenditures by entity


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