Dorothy I. Height Elementary School

Dorothy I. Height Elementary School

DCPS School

1300 ALLISON STREET NW 202-723-4100

Chante Ford
[email protected]

Dorothy I. Height will offer Equitable Access designated seats for in-boundary PK3 & PK4 applicants in the lottery. The school will be temporarily located at 4300 13TH STREET NW for SY23-24.

8:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m.

Before and after care availableFee-basedContact school for details

Dorothy I. Height Elementary School

Dorothy I. Height ES is a school that recently transitioned from a public charter school to a traditional DCPS school. We pride ourselves on our diversity. We work collaboratively with families and the community to build the foundations that ensure every scholar will become a lifelong learner who thrives in and contributes to a global society.

MacFarland Middle School

Blended Learning
Extended Day
Restorative Justice Program

Reggio Emilia Inspired in PK, FUNdations, Girls on the Run, Chess Club, Stem Club, Flag football, Basketball

• PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention Strategy) & Responsive Classroom School
• Active participant in DCPS Recycling and Environmental Programs
• Dorothy Height offers after school programming such as: cooking, art, music, track, cheerleading, dance, basketball, flag football, chess, etc.


Student Proficiency Levels

  • 25.3%
  • 24.6%
  • 20.1%
  • 24.6%
  • 5.2%

Student Proficiency Levels

  • 27.2%
  • 23.4%
  • 22.7%
  • 24.2%
  • 2.2%
  • Level 1

  • Level 2

  • Level 3

  • Level 4

  • Level 5

  • 50.2%  Black/African-American
  • 3.8%  Asian
  • 39.4%  Hispanic / Latino
  • <1%  Native American / Alaska Native
  • <1%  Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander
  • 5.9%  White non-Hispanic
  • <1%  Multiracial

This school has multiple lottery options, please visit the historic waitlist page HERE for detailed data.
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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