Sousa Middle School

Sousa Middle School

DCPS School

3650 Ely Pl. SE 202-729-3260

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

After care available

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Sousa Middle School

At John Philip Sousa Middle School, excellence is the standard! Our goal is to help our students become change agents in their communities and the world at large. We set extremely high expectations for our students and utilize technology to enrich our strong academic programs. We offer a variety of classes that push students to become productive citizens, and leaders in the quest for social justice.

Interscholastic Sports

Just Words, Saturday School, Advanced Math Classes, Spanish

•Our students can participate in competitive performance classes, such as Dance Company, Advanced Band, and Digital Arts.
•We are a comprehensive STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) school.
•We have a partnership with the Flamboyan Foundation which allows all our educators to build personal relationships with each of our scholars.


Student Proficiency Levels


Student Proficiency Levels

  • Did not yet meet expectations

  • Partially met expectations

  • Approached expectations

  • Met expectations

  • Exceeded expectations

  • 97%  Black, non-Hispanic
  • 3%  Hispanic / Latino
Lottery Seats
Matches on Results Day
Waitlist offers made by October 2019
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 [email protected].

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3650 Ely Pl. SE

Ward 7

Ward 7
A31, E32, S35, U5, U6, V1, V2, V4