Powell Elementary School

Powell Elementary School

DCPS School

1350 Upshur St. NW 202-671-6270

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

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Powell Elementary School

Powell Elementary is an award-winning community school focused on academic success for all. Students demonstrate academic achievement through portfolios, performances, and assessments. Through our Dual Language program students have the opportunity to become bilingual while acquiring the skills they need to succeed in a global society.

Dual Language/Immersion
Interscholastic Sports

Tools of the Mind, Weekly Expeditions/Field Trips, Blended Learning

This school offers a dual language program and a traditional program. You may apply to one or both in grades 3-5.

• A multicultural and international school that focuses on providing an excellent bilingual education to students through the partnership with the International Spanish Academies
• Strong English Language Learning instruction, Special Education, inclusion, and counseling services
• Art, music, physical education, science, library/media for every student


Student Proficiency Levels

  • 13%
  • 25%
  • 25%
  • 34%
  • 3%

Student Proficiency Levels

  • 28%
  • 35%
  • 22%
  • 15%
  • Did not yet meet expectations

  • Partially met expectations

  • Approached expectations

  • Met expectations

  • Exceeded expectations

  • 11.8%  Black, non-Hispanic
  • 0.7%  Asian
  • 77.9%  Hispanic / Latino
  • 0.6%  Native American / Alaska Native
  • 6.9%  White non-Hispanic
  • 2.1%  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 osse@dc.gov.

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1350 Upshur St. NW

Ward 4

Ward 4
52, 53, 54, 60, 62, 63, 70, S1, S2, S4, S9