Patterson Elementary School

Patterson Elementary School

4399 South Capitol Terr. SW 202-939-5280

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

After care available

3:15 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Contact school for details.

Patterson Elementary School

At W.B. Patterson ES, we are dedicated to serving our students in preschool through the 5th grade. Located in Southwest DC, our faculty and staff work hard to ensure that our students are successful both inside and outside the classroom. Our teachers, parents and community partners interact collaboratively to create a nurturing environment.

Interscholastic Sports

Acadmic Power Hour, GeoPlunge, Naval Research Laboratory, Science Club

• Students collected can goods for the victims of recent hurricanes
• EMOC (Emerging Men of Color program for our male students) has composed, produced and performed our Patterson school song
• Our students spearheaded most of the activities at Patterson for Breast Cancer Awareness Month


Student Proficiency Levels

  • 30%
  • 36%
  • 21%
  • 13%
  • 1%

Student Proficiency Levels

  • 37%
  • 23%
  • 30%
  • 10%
  • Did not yet meet expectations

  • Partially met expectations

  • Approached expectations

  • Met expectations

  • Exceeded expectations

  • 99.0%  Black, non-Hispanic
  • 0.8%  Hispanic / Latino
  • 0.3%  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

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4399 South Capitol Terr. SW

Ward 8

Ward 8
A2, A4, A8, A9, W1, W5, W9