Van Ness Elementary School

Van Ness Elementary School

DCPS School

1150 5th St. SE
Van Ness Elementary School

Van Ness Elementary creates a learning environment that nurtures the whole child.  We use experiential learning, a model that combines rigorous academic content with hands-on, project-based learning.  Our school community is committed to fostering the development of children who are creative, compassionate, constant learners. 

8:45 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


Students do not take PARCC before grade 3.

  • 45.3%  Black, non-Hispanic
  • 3.5%  Asian
  • 5.8%  Hispanic / Latino
  • 40.7%  White non-Hispanic
  • 3.5%  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

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1150 5th St. SE

Ward 6

Ward 6
92, P6, V7, DC Circulator
Navy Yard–Ballpark