Barnard Elementary School

Barnard Elementary School

430 Decatur St. NW 202-576-1100

8:00 a.m.-3:15 p.m.

After care available

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

Barnard Elementary School

Our strong community involvement and dedicated staff are reasons that Barnard has been recognized twice with the Together Everyone Achieves More (TEAM) Award. High expectations for all students are central to Barnard’s philosophy. A parent summarized it best: “Barnard accepts all children where they are and takes them to unbelievable levels!”

Interscholastic Sports

Academic Power Hour, Early Financial Literacy, Imagine Learning, Scrabble Club

• Barnard hosts the flagship Autism program for DCPS
• We celebrate our rich staff and student diversity
• We have Extended School hours for academic enrichment


Student Proficiency Levels

  • 8%
  • 22%
  • 37%
  • 32%
  • 2%

Student Proficiency Levels

  • 14%
  • 19%
  • 25%
  • 37%
  • 4%
  • Did not yet meet expectations

  • Partially met expectations

  • Approached expectations

  • Met expectations

  • Exceeded expectations

  • 47.3%  Black, non-Hispanic
  • 0.3%  Asian
  • 48.2%  Hispanic / Latino
  • 0.2%  Native American / Alaska Native
  • 0.2%  Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander
  • 2.8%  White non-Hispanic
  • 1.1%  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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430 Decatur St. NW

Ward 4

Ward 4
60, 62, 63, 64, 70, 79