Ketcham Elementary School

Ketcham Elementary School

DCPS School

1919 15th St. SE 202-698-1122

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

After care available

3:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Contact school for details.

Ketcham Elementary School

At John H. Ketcham Elementary School we are proud of our rich history and our location in Historic Anacostia. Our dedicated community partners, staff, and parents work with our scholars to enrich their lives by promoting academic and social growth. Our motto at Ketcham Elementary School is "Our Students. Our Future. Our Responsibility."

Blended Learning School, Sangari Science, iReady (Math/ELA), City Year

• Ketcham ES is a two-year recipient of the Empower K12 Bold Performance Award for exceeding expectations on PARCC performance
• Ketcham ES has an outdoor learning classroom and school garden
• Ketcham ES students engage in quarterly service projects to help homeless residents of DC and support a monthly food pantry for Anacostia families


Student Proficiency Levels

  • 17%
  • 21%
  • 29%
  • 31%
  • 2%

Student Proficiency Levels

  • 35%
  • 21%
  • 31%
  • 12%
  • 1%
  • Did not yet meet expectations

  • Partially met expectations

  • Approached expectations

  • Met expectations

  • Exceeded expectations

  • 95.8%  Black, non-Hispanic
  • 2.3%  Hispanic / Latino
  • 0.3%  Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander
  • 1.6%  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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1919 15th St. SE

Ward 8

Ward 8
90, 92, A31, A32, A33, A9, B2, P6, V2, V5, W6, W8, DCCirculator