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IDEA PCS

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Principal

Nicole McCrae

School Overview

Grades Served

Grade 9 - Grade 12

2019 - 2020

Star Rating

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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

IDEA prepares students with the academic, social, leadership and occupational skills for post-secondary opportunities and to be responsible citizens who contribute to the community. Our scholars achieve success through a positive culture of respect and an emphasis on scholastic achievement. Unique course offerings include: Construction and Design, Early Childhood Development, Video Game Design, Entrepreneurship courses, Driver's Education and American Sign Language.

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

Sean Townsend

boardparent@ideapcs.org

Parent Organization

Yes

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


335

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity


American Indian/Alaskan

0%

Asian

0%

Black/African-American

97%

Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Hispanic/Latino, any race

3%

Two or more races

0%

White

0%

Enrollment by Grade Level


Enrollment by Student Groups


School Offerings

School Program Information


  • Career and Technical Education
  • Dual College Enrollment
  • Online Learning
  • Interscholastic Sports
  • Restorative Justice
  • School Garden

Physical Activity time


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Grades 9-12:

120 Minutes/week

Logistics

School hours

Monday

8:25 am - 3:25 pm

Tuesday

8:25 am - 3:25 pm

Wednesday

8:25 am - 1:10 pm

Thursday

8:25 am - 3:25 pm

Friday

8:25 am - 3:25 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

U2, U4, U5, U6, U8, V7, V8, W4, X2, X9

Metro Rail

Deanwood; Minnesota Ave

Finance

Per-pupil expenditures


$25,505

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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Per-pupil expenditures by entity


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