Elsie Whitlow Stokes Community Freedom PCS – Brookland

Elsie Whitlow Stokes Community Freedom PCS – Brookland

Public Charter School

3700 Oakview Terrace NE 202-265-7237

MTWTh: 8:05 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
F: 8:05 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
PK3-PK4: 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Before and after care available

PK3-PK4: 7:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
K-5: 7:30 a.m.-8:05 a.m.
3:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.No Cost; Sliding Scale/VoucherContact school for details

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Elsie Whitlow Stokes Community Freedom PCS – Brookland

Our mission is to prepare culturally diverse elementary school students to be leaders, scholars, and responsible citizens who are committed to social justice. Stokes School teaches students to think, speak, read, write, and learn in two languages: English and French and English and Spanish.

Arts Integration
Dual Language/Immersion
International Baccalaureate
Online Learning
Restorative Justice Program
School Garden

Dual Language Immersion, Community Service Learning, Award Winning Food Service Program

This school offers a French language program and a Spanish language program. You may apply to one or both.

• Longest language immersion program in Washington, DC, Stokes School opened its doors in 1998.
• One of the most diverse school in Washington, DC


Student Proficiency Levels


Student Proficiency Levels

  • Did not yet meet expectations

  • Partially met expectations

  • Approached expectations

  • Met expectations

  • Exceeded expectations

  • 36%  Black/African-American
  • 1%  Asian
  • 19%  Hispanic / Latino
  • 33%  White non-Hispanic
  • 12%  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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3700 Oakview Terrace NE

Ward 5

Ward 5
80, H1, H2, H3, H4