Ida B. Wells Middle School
Ida B. Wells MS will open on the campus of Coolidge HS in SY19-20 with a 6th grade class of students from Brightwood EC, LaSalle-Backus EC, Takoma EC, Whittier EC and add a grade each year. Ida B. Wells MS will have a comprehensive middle school program with learning opportunities that will adequately prepare students for high school.
•Ida B. Wells MS will aim to develop students who are culturally aware, joyful, prepared, courageous, and compassionate.
•Ida B. Wells MS will open in a fully modernized building with state of the art rooms for each subject, an indoor courtyard and upgraded outdoor grounds.
•Ida B. Wells MS will serve the Brightwood EC, LaSalle-Backus EC, Takoma EC and Whittier EC school communities in northern ward 4.
School is opening in 2019.