Sousa Middle School

Sousa Middle School

DCPS School

3650 Ely Pl. SE 202-729-3260

8:45 a.m.-3:15 p.m.

After care available

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Sousa Middle School

John Philip Sousa Middle School is housed in a newly modernized state-of-the-art building highlighting our proud history. We set extremely high expectations for our students and leverage technology. We also provide resources that promote social growth and character development.

Interscholastic Sports

Just Words, Saturday School, Advanced Math Classes, Spanish

• Our students can participate in competitive performance classes, such as Dance Company, Advanced Band, and Digital Arts
• We are a comprehensive STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) school
• We have a partnership with the Flamboyan Foundation which allows all our educators to build personal relationships with each of our scholars and meet with them in their homes


Student Proficiency Levels

  • 45%
  • 39%
  • 13%
  • 2%

Student Proficiency Levels

  • 42%
  • 34%
  • 13%
  • 9%
  • 1%
  • Did not yet meet expectations

  • Partially met expectations

  • Approached expectations

  • Met expectations

  • Exceeded expectations

  • 98.4%  Black, non-Hispanic
  • 1.6%  Hispanic / Latino
Federal and District law require equal access to services for students with special education needs and English Language Learners. For additional information, please contact the Office of the State Superintendent of Education at (202) 727-6436 or at

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3650 Ely Pl. SE

Ward 7

Ward 7
A31, E32, S35, U5, U6, V1, V2, V4