Thomson Elementary School

Thomson Elementary School

DCPS School

1200 L St. NW 202-898-4660

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

After care available

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

Thomson Elementary School

Strong John Thomson Elementary School is a rigorous and multicultural environment where students grow into global citizens possessing a sense of inquiry, values and a desire for high academic achievement. Strong John Thomson Elementary School is renowned for its diversity and academics, making steady gains over the last five years. Thomson was the first DCPS elementary school to become an International Baccalaureate (IB) PYP World School.

International Baccalaureate
Interscholastic Sports

Academic Power Hour, Embassy Adoption, Everybody Wins Power Lunch, Geoplunge

This school offers Early Action guaranteed PK3 and PK4. Learn more HERE.

•Thomson has made the Recycling Honor Roll list for the last 2 years in recognition of our composting and recycling program
•Being an International Baccalaureate School with a focus on action, our students raised over $1,000 last year to benefit D.C.'s homeless
•The Thomson Choir performs each year at Zoo Lights, the Cherry Blossom Parade, as well as caroling with neighboring partners


Student Proficiency Levels


Student Proficiency Levels

  • Did not yet meet expectations

  • Partially met expectations

  • Approached expectations

  • Met expectations

  • Exceeded expectations

  • 30%  Black, non-Hispanic
  • 11%  Asian
  • 48%  Hispanic / Latino
  • 1%  Native American / Alaska Native
  • 6%  White non-Hispanic
  • 2%  Multiracial
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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1200 L St. NW

Ward 2

Ward 2
3Y, 7Y, 11Y, 30N, 30S, 31, 32, 36, 33, 37, 39, 42, 43, 52, 53, 54, 63, 64, 79, 80, D1, D4, D6, G8, G9, S1, S2, S4, S9, X2, X9, DCCirculator
Metro Center; Mt. Vernon Square/7th St-Convention Center