Van Ness Elementary School

Van Ness Elementary School

DCPS School

PK3–3
All
1150 5th St. SE 202-727-4314
8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Before and after care available

7:00 a.m.-8:15 a.m.
3:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Contact school for details.

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Van Ness Elementary School

At Van Ness, we are a positive school community, and we work to build an inclusive environment for all. In our classrooms, we provide opportunities for experiential learning connected to the units of study. Our aim is to cultivate critical thinkers and develop a generation of confident, curious, and compassionate members of society.

Extended Day

• Our classrooms all have 'maker spaces' - places where students can practice their creative problem-solving skills as they respond to challenges that are aligned to our literacy curriculum
• We have led the district in composting and proudly practice recycling with all our classrooms
• 64% of our second-grade students, who have been with us for the longest, are reading above grade level

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Students do not take PARCC before grade 3.

171
  • 49.1%  Black, non-Hispanic
  • 1.2%  Asian
  • 8.2%  Hispanic / Latino
  • 0.6%  Native American / Alaska Native
  • 35.1%  White non-Hispanic
  • 5.8%  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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1150 5th St. SE

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