Van Ness Elementary School

Van Ness Elementary School

DCPS School

PK3–5
All
1150 5th St. SE 202-727-4314

Allison Hall
202-727-4314
[email protected]

Van Ness will offer Equitable Access designated seats in the lottery.

8:25 a.m.-3:15 p.m.

7:00 a.m.-8:25 a.m.
3:15 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Before and after care availableFee-basedContact school for details

Required
Van Ness Elementary School

At Van Ness, we are a positive school community, and we work to build an inclusive environment for all. In our classrooms, we provide opportunities for experiential learning connected to the units of study. Our aim is to cultivate critical thinkers and develop a generation of confident, curious, and compassionate members of society. At Van Ness, we offer a welcoming and nurturing school community, and we work to build an inclusive environment for all.

Jefferson Middle School Academy

Arts Integration
Blended Learning
Online Learning
School Garden

Maker Space, DC Scores, Girls on the Run, Yoga instruction, Coding, STEAM Focus

• Our classrooms all have 'maker spaces' - places where students can practice their creative problem-solving skills as they respond to challenges
• Van Ness focuses on student well-being and was the 2018 recipient of the Standing Ovation Innovation award for our socio-emotional learning approach.

Math

Student Proficiency Levels

ELA

Student Proficiency Levels

  • Did not yet meet expectations

  • Partially met expectations

  • Approached expectations

  • Met expectations

  • Exceeded expectations

369
  • 57%  Black/African-American
  • <1%  Asian
  • 5%  Hispanic / Latino
  • <1%  Native American / Alaska Native
  • <1%  Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander
  • 26%  White non-Hispanic
  • 11%  Multiracial
Grade
Lottery Seats
Waitlist length on Results Day
Waitlist offers made by October 2021
PK3
27
84
 
PK4
4
87
 
K
 
63
 
1
 
40
 
2
 
21
 
3
 
23
 
4
 
20
 
5
 
6
 
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].

School Finder

Click here to use our school finder to identify schools near you, search for specific grades or programs, and find your in-boundary school.



  • Click HERE to join the event.  

Stay Informed!

Sign up to receive email alerts for this school's open house dates. Please provide the email address where you would like to receive these alerts below.
1150 5th St. SE

Ward 6

Ward 6
Icon
90, 92, A9, P6, V1, V4, V5, DCCirculator
Icon
Navy Yard-Ballpark