Powell Elementary School

Powell Elementary School

DCPS School

1350 UPSHUR STREET NW 202-671-6270

Lucia Nunez
[email protected]

8:45 a.m.-3:15 p.m.

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

After care availableContact school for details

Powell Elementary School

Powell Elementary is an award-winning community school focused on academic success for all. Students demonstrate academic achievement through portfolios, performances, and assessments. Through our Dual Language program students have the opportunity to become bilingual while acquiring the skills they need to succeed in a global society.

MacFarland Middle School
Columbia Heights Education Campus 6–8 (CHEC)

Dual Language/Immersion
Interscholastic Sports

Tools of the Mind, Weekly Expeditions/Field Trips, Blended Learning

• A multicultural and international school that focuses on providing an excellent bilingual education to students through the partnerships.
• Strong English and Spanish Language Learning instruction, Special Education, inclusion, and counseling services.
• Art, music, physical education, science, library/media for every student.


Student Proficiency Levels

  • 22.8%
  • 30.8%
  • 22.3%
  • 20.2%
  • 3.72%

Student Proficiency Levels

  • 23.6%
  • 21.5%
  • 29.5%
  • 23.1%
  • 2.15%
  • Level 1: Did Not Yet Meet Expectations

  • Level 2: Partially Met Expectations

  • Level 3: Approached Expectations

  • Level 4: Met Expectations

  • Level 5: Exceeded Expectations

  • 10.7%  Black/African-American
  • <1%  Asian
  • 74.8%  Hispanic / Latino
  • <1%  Native American / Alaska Native
  • <1%  Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander
  • 11.6%  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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