Watkins Elementary School

Watkins Elementary School

DCPS School

1–5
All
420 12th St. SE
202-698-3355
Watkins Elementary School

Watkins develops well-rounded students who recognize their role as community members. Our teachers use multiple methods to teach each skill and encourage students to explain their approach to solving problems. Watkins employs Responsive Classroom which encourages cooperation, empathy, responsibility, self-control and collaborative problem solving.

8:45 a.m.–3:15 p.m.

Before and after care available

7:00 a.m.–8:05 a.m.
3:15 p.m.–6:00 p.m. Contact school for details

Not required

Interscholastic Sports

First in Math, Edlab Smithsonian Museum, Spanish, Engineering is Elementary

Math

Student Proficiency Levels

  • 10%
  • 24.6%
  • 26.4%
  • 33.6%
  • 5.4%
ELA

Student Proficiency Levels

  • 15.4%
  • 22.5%
  • 31.8%
  • 27.9%
  • 2.5%
  • Did not yet meet expectations

  • Partially met expectations

  • Approached expectations

  • Met expectations

  • Exceeded expectations

463
  • 70.2%  Black, non-Hispanic
  • 0.2%  Asian
  • 3%  Hispanic / Latino
  • 0.2%  Native American / Alaska Native
  • 0.2%  Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander
  • 22%  White non-Hispanic
  • 4.3%  Multiracial
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 osse@dc.gov.

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420 12th St. SE

Ward 6

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