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Shining Stars Montessori Academy PCS

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School Profiles, Graduation Rates, College Enrollment Rates, 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

Gail Jenkins;Regina Rodriguez

School Overview

Grades Served

PK3 - Grade 6

2020 - 2021

2019 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

SSMA offers a quality and accredited Montessori education infused with culturally inclusive principles to guide children to develop to their fullest potential. We have multi-aged classrooms, special Montessori materials, uninterrupted work cycles, integrated arts programming, Spanish immersion, and individual and small group learning opportunities.. We, with independent and guided offer robust Montessori distance learning program with small group academic lessons.

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

SSMA Point of Contact

board@ssmaca.org

Parent Organization

Yes

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


315

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity


American Indian/Alaskan

0%

Asian

5%

Black/African-American

61%

Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Hispanic/Latino, any race

12%

Two or more races

1%

White

21%

Enrollment by Grade Level


Enrollment by Student Groups


School Offerings

School Program Information


  • Dual Language/Language Immersion
  • Extended Day
  • Montessori

Extracurricular Activities


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

  • Arts&Crafts; Spanish &French; Gardening; Robotics;Chess;Cooking;Elem. Honor Society; Student Govt; Montessori UN;Wellness/Movement; Dance; Photography

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:

75 Minutes/week

Grades 6-8:

75 Minutes/week

Logistics

School hours

Monday

08:15am - 03:30pm

Tuesday

08:15am - 03:30pm

Wednesday

08:15am - 03:30pm

Thursday

08:15am - 03:30pm

Friday

08:15am - 03:30pm

PreK (3)

08:15am - 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

07:00am - 08:10am

Tuesday

07:00am - 08:10am

Wednesday

07:00am - 08:10am

Thursday

07:00am - 08:10am

Friday

07:00am - 08:10am

After School care

Offered?

Yes

Cost

Sliding Scale/Voucher

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

H6, 80

Metro Rail

Brookland-CUA

Finance

2019 Per-pupil expenditures


$19,108

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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2019 Per-pupil expenditures by entity


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