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Duke Ellington School of the Arts

Grades Served:
Grade 9 - Grade 12

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School Overview

Grades Served

Grade 9 - Grade 12

Title I Status

No

Local Education Agency

District of Columbia Public Schools

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Message from the School

Duke Ellington School of the Arts is the only high school in the District of Columbia that combines a full college-preparatory curriculum with intensive pre-professional arts training. With the support of its partners, Ellington serves diverse and talented students from all wards of the city. Students are admitted through an audition and interview process into one of eight majors.

Parent Organization and Contact Information

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Parent Organization Representative

Not Provided

Parent Organization

Yes

Student Population

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Total Student Enrollment


571

Enrollment by Grade Level

Grade 9

31%

178 Students

Grade 10

27%

153 Students

Grade 11

22%

123 Students

Grade 12

20%

117 Students

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity


American Indian/Alaskan

0%

Asian

2%

Black/African-American

74%

Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Hispanic/Latino, any race

11%

Two or more races

4%

White

9%

Enrollment by Student Groups


Children in Foster Care
0%
English Learners
2%
Homeless Children and Youth
1%
Military Connected
0%
Students with Disabilities
8%

School Offerings

School Program Information


  • Advanced Placement
  • Arts Integration
  • Blended Learning
  • Career and Technical Education
  • Dual College Enrollment
  • Dual Language/Language Immersion
  • Extended Day
  • Extended Year
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Interscholastic Sports
  • JROTC
  • Montessori
  • Online Learning
  • Single Gender Campus
  • STEM Focus

Extracurricular Activities


  • National Honor Society
  • Debate Team
  • Model UN
  • AP & Honors Courses
  • Show Choir

Physical Activity time

0 Minutes/week

Logistics

School hours

8:30 am - 4:55 pm

Before School care

No

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Metro Bus

30N, 30S, 31, 33, 37, D1, D2, D6, G2

School Uniforms Required

No

After School care

No

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