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Washington Leadership Academy PCS

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Principal

Stephanie Young

School Overview

Grades Served

Grade 9 - Grade 12

2019 - 2020

Star Rating

The School Transparency and Reporting (STAR) Framework is DC's school accountability system. Each school receives a rating of 1 to 5 stars, with 5 being the highest, based on its performance across multiple metrics. Not Applicable means the school did not meet the minimum population size to generate a score or was not in operation during the previous school year.

Title I Status

Yes

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

Washington Leadership Academy's mission is to prepare our kids to thrive in the world and change it for the better. Our graduates are college-ready, have career-ready tech skills, and lead change in their communities and the world. WLA offers college prep academics including Advanced Placement courses, a four-year computer science and coding sequence, and real world experiences including an internship in the 11th grade. WLA is one of the 10 original Super Schools identified by the XQ Institute.

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


316

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity


American Indian/Alaskan

0%

Asian

1%

Black/African-American

90%

Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Hispanic/Latino, any race

9%

Two or more races

0%

White

1%

Enrollment by Grade Level


Enrollment by Student Groups


School Offerings

School Program Information


  • Advanced Placement
  • Blended Learning
  • Extended Day
  • Interscholastic Sports
  • STEM Focus

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 9-12:

120 Minutes/week

Logistics

School hours

Monday

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Wednesday

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Thursday

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Friday

8:30 am - 12:30 pm

School Uniforms Required

Yes

Before/After School Care

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

Before School care

No

After School care

No

Metro Bus

D8, G8, 80, H1, H2, H3, H4

Metro Rail

Brookland-CUA; Rhode Island Ave

Finance

Coming in Spring 2020

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