Roots PCS

Roots PCS

Public Charter School

15 Kennedy St. NW 202-882-8073

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

Before and after care available

7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
3:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. No cost; Contact school for details.

Roots PCS

1st charter school to be accredited (2002); among top performing charter schools for PARCC 2014-15 and 2015-16; subjects taught from a culturally relevant African-Centered worldview; STEM curriculum; monthly science themes, Black History literature review, celebration of ancestors, living s/heroes, & cultural fieldtrips and resources; reputation for family oriented parent participation, student excellence & exemplary character

Cultural fieldtrips, African Drumming & Dance, DC Hand Dance, year-round activities

•Partners with the National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI) to host Health and Wellness events for the parent/student community
•Family engagement events include Yoga, Meditation, and Capoeira
•Students participate in African Dancing and Drumming, DC Hand Dancing and Karate


Student Proficiency Levels


Student Proficiency Levels

  • Did not yet meet expectations

  • Partially met expectations

  • Approached expectations

  • Met expectations

  • Exceeded expectations

  • 100%  Black, non-Hispanic
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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15 Kennedy St. NW

Ward 4

Ward 4
E2, E6, K6
Fort Totten