Cleveland Elementary School

Cleveland Elementary School

DCPS School

1825 8TH STREET NW 202-939-4380 Melissa Denbow
[email protected]

This school offers a dual language program and a traditional program. You may apply to one or both.

8:45 a.m.-3:15 p.m. 7:00 a.m.-8:05 a.m.
3:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

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Cleveland Elementary School

Our mission is to provide our scholars with rich instruction and a rigorous interdisciplinary curriculum designed to stimulate deep creative inquiry, critical thinking, intellectual stamina, and moral responsibility in an environment of shared values of non-violence, equality, and unity. We have a Dual Language program and a traditional English classroom.

Cardozo Education Campus

Dual Language/Immersion
Extended Day

• We proudly received the following awards: Breakthrough Schools, 2015; Proving What's Possible Grant, 2012; and National Distinguished Title I School.
• We are a multilingual and multicultural family.
• We have art, science, music, Library, Spanish, and PE to educate the whole child.


Student Proficiency Levels

  • n<10
  • 35.3%
  • 21.2%
  • n<10
  • n<10

Student Proficiency Levels

  • 28.0%
  • 19.0%
  • 33.0%
  • n<10
  • n<10
  • Level 1: Did Not Yet Meet Expectations

  • Level 2: Partially Met Expectations

  • Level 3: Approached Expectations

  • Level 4: Met Expectations

  • Level 5: Exceeded Expectations

  • 55.3%  Black/African-American
  • <1%  Asian
  • 36.5%  Hispanic / Latino
  • <1%  Native American / Alaska Native
  • <1%  Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander
  • 4.6%  White non-Hispanic
  • 2.8%  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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