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DC Prep PCS - Benning Middle School

Given the impact of COVID-19, many metrics and STAR scores are unavailable for the 2020 report card.

School Profiles, Graduation Rates, College Enrollment Rates, School Finance, and Educator and Health Staff have been updated with 2020 data. All other metrics display historical data from prior years as labeled. Click here for additional information about the Accountability and Assessment waiver and other COVID-19 educational resources.

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Principal

Devin Ray

School Overview

Grades Served

Grade 4 - Grade 8

2020 - 2021

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.

Local Education Agency

DC Prep PCS

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2019 Star Rating

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Message from the School

Founded in 2003, DC Prep is the highest-performing network of public charter schools in Washington, bridging the educational divide by increasing the number of students from underserved communities with the academic preparation and personal character to succeed in competitive high schools and colleges. DC Prep is working to provide a safe, high-quality education to all students throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. For the latest information, please visit the COVID-19 Updates and Resources page on our website

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

Tara O'Flaherty

toflaherty@dcprep.org

Parent Organization

Yes

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


343

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity


American Indian/Alaskan

0%

Asian

0%

Black/African-American

93%

Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Hispanic/Latino, any race

6%

Two or more races

1%

White

0%

Enrollment by Grade Level


Enrollment by Student Groups


School Offerings

School Program Information


  • Extended Day

Extracurricular Activities


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

  • Cheerleading
  • Prep Squad
  • Basketball Team
  • Girls Who Code
  • Running Club
  • Girls on the Run

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:

240 Minutes/week

Grades 6-8:

240 Minutes/week

Logistics

School hours

Monday

08:00am - 04:00pm

Tuesday

08:00am - 04:00pm

Wednesday

08:00am - 02:00pm

Thursday

08:00am - 04:00pm

Friday

08:00am - 04:00pm

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?

No

After School care

Offered?

Yes

Cost

Sliding Scale/Voucher

Hours

Monday

04:00pm - 06:00pm

Tuesday

04:00pm - 06:00pm

Wednesday

02:00pm - 06:00pm

Thursday

04:00pm - 06:00pm

Friday

04:00pm - 06:00pm

School Uniforms Required

Yes

Metro Bus

96, 97, U8

Metro Rail

Benning Rd; Minnesota Ave

Finance

2020 Per-pupil expenditures


$18,701

Per-pupil expenditures represent the average amount of money spent on educating each student. In other words, this value represents the total amount of actual school expenditures divided by the number of students in the school. Information is provided to show the school, the LEA, and the DC average for per-pupil expenditures.

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2020 Per-pupil expenditures by entity


View the Local Education Agency Report for this school or the DC Report.