Mary McLeod Bethune Day Academy PCS

Mary McLeod Bethune Day Academy PCS

Public Charter School

1404 JACKSON STREET NE & 5413 16TH STREET NW 202-459-4710

Dr. Bryant Wilson
[email protected]

This school has two locations. You may apply to one or both. The Spanish language immersion program is at both our Brookland (PK3 - 5) and 16th St. Heights (PK3 - 5) locations.

8:15 a.m-3:50 p.m.

7:00 a.m.-8:15 a.m.
3:50 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

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Mary McLeod Bethune Day Academy PCS

Mary McLeod Bethune Day Academy PCS, PreK3 - 8, an IB World School authorized to teach the Primary Years Programme for students in grades PreK3-6. The early childhood (PreK3 - 2) Spanish language immersion program is at both our Brookland & 16th St. locations. Our challenging academic program enables each child to achieve academic success, 2nd language acquisition, & positive social development that cultivates independent, inquiring thinkers to produce knowledgeable & caring individuals who will become global change agents.

Dual Language/Immersion
International Baccalaureate
School Garden

Flag Football (Co-ed), Basketball (Girls & Boys), Volleyball, Cheerleading, Baseball, Soccer, Track and Field, Art Club, STEM Club, Chess Club, Music

• 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

  • 54.6%
  • 26.8%
  • 10.1%
  • n<10
  • n<10

Student Proficiency Levels

  • 41.6%
  • 25.9%
  • 22.2%
  • 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

  • 65%  Black/African-American
  • 1.3%  Asian
  • 22%  Hispanic / Latino
  • <1%  Native American / Alaska Native
  • <1%  Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander
  • 7.3%  White non-Hispanic
  • 4.5%  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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Ward 5

Ward 5
E4 (16th Street), H6 (Brookland campus)
Brookland-CUA; Columbia Heights