Mary McLeod Bethune Day Academy PCS

Mary McLeod Bethune Day Academy PCS

Public Charter School

1404 Jackson St. NE and 5413 16th St. NW 202-459-4710

8:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m.

Before and after care available

7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
3:45 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Sliding Scale/Voucher; Fee-based; Contact school for details.

Mary McLeod Bethune Day Academy PCS

Founded in 2003, MMBDA is an IB World School dedicated to meeting the educational needs of all students. Positive experiences are provided for every child to gain a sense of accomplishment. The purpose of education at MMBDA PCS is to provide students with learning experiences which lead to academic development, talent development, and an everlasting love for learning.

Dual Language/Immersion
International Baccalaureate

This school has two locations. You may apply to one or both. The Dual-language program is only available in grades PK3-2.

•We believe that students should be taught to think independently, to accept responsibility, and to approach school and life with a positive attitude.
•Our program provides opportunities for each child to develop emotionally, physically, socially, and intellectually at their own developmental level.
•Environmental Science Lab and Garden (Brookland Campus).


Student Proficiency Levels


Student Proficiency Levels

  • Did not yet meet expectations

  • Partially met expectations

  • Approached expectations

  • Met expectations

  • Exceeded expectations

  • 79%  Black, non-Hispanic
  • <1%  Asian
  • 12%  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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1404 Jackson St. NE and 5413 16th St. NW

Ward 5 and 4

Ward 5 and 4
H6; E4
Brookland-CUA; Rhode Island Ave