Barnard Elementary School

Barnard Elementary School

DCPS School

430 DECATUR STREET NW 202-576-1100

Maribel Vargas
[email protected]

Barnard will offer Equitable Access designated seats for in-boundary PK3 & PK4 applicants in the lottery.

8:00 a.m.-3:15 p.m.

3:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

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Barnard Elementary School

Our strong community involvement and dedicated staff are reasons that Barnard has been recognized twice with the Together Everyone Achieves More (TEAM) Award. High expectations for all students is central to Barnard's philosophy. A parent summarized it best: "Barnard accepts all children where they are and takes them to unbelievable levels!"

MacFarland Middle School

Arts Integration
Blended Learning
Extended Day
Interscholastic Sports
Online Learning
Restorative Justice Program
School Garden
STEM Focus

Cheerleading, Academic Power Hour, Early Finacnial Literacy, Imagine Learning

• Barnard hosts the flagship Autism program for DCPS.
• We celebrate our rich staff and student diversity.
• We have Extended School hours for academic enrichment.


Student Proficiency Levels

  • 17.6%
  • 22.7%
  • 23.7%
  • 30.2%
  • 5.58%

Student Proficiency Levels

  • 34.4%
  • 18.8%
  • 18.3%
  • 20.7%
  • 7.54%
  • Level 1: Did Not Yet Meet Expectations

  • Level 2: Partially Met Expectations

  • Level 3: Approached Expectations

  • Level 4: Met Expectations

  • Level 5: Exceeded Expectations

  • 41.7%  Black/African-American
  • <1%  Asian
  • 48.6%  Hispanic / Latino
  • <1%  Native American / Alaska Native
  • <1%  Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander
  • 7.6%  White non-Hispanic
  • 2.1%  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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