Payne Elementary School

Payne Elementary School

1445 C St. SE
Payne Elementary School

At Payne, we aim to integrate the learning of 21st Century skills into all subject areas through the use of technology and study of countries and diverse cultures. Our highly qualified staff is committed to providing standards-based instruction in a safe and supportive environment that builds self-esteem and promotes self-discipline, motivation and excellence.

8:45 a.m.–3:15 p.m.

Before and after care available

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


Interscholastic Sports

Academic Power Hour, Catalyst School, Tools of the Mind Curriculum

This school is an Early Action PK school for grades PK3 and PK4. Learn more HERE.


Student Proficiency Levels

  • 15.5%
  • 34%
  • 28.2%
  • 20.4%
  • 1.9%

Student Proficiency Levels

  • 22.4%
  • 35.5%
  • 33.6%
  • 8.4%
  • Did not yet meet expectations

  • Partially met expectations

  • Approached expectations

  • Met expectations

  • Exceeded expectations

  • 82.5%  Black, non-Hispanic
  • 4.5%  Hispanic / Latino
  • 9.1%  White non-Hispanic
  • 3.9%  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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1445 C St. SE

Ward 6

Ward 6
32, 34, 36, 70, 96, 97, B2, D6, V7
Potomac Ave