Founded in 2001, the Thurgood Marshall Academy is an educational institution that serves students in grades 9 through 12. It supports a range of athletic activities, such as football, basketball, soccer and cheerleading. The Thurgood Marshall Academy provides special education for students with special needs. It also operates Spanish, art, dance, film, newspaper and yearbook clubs. The Thurgood Marshall Academy provides peer training and student leadership programs. It operates a parent-teacher organization that encourages parental involvement in children s education and sponsors various fundraising events and activities. In addition, the academy offers health care and guidance counseling services. The Thurgood Marshall Academy is located in Washington, D.C.