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School Planning

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The Strategic School Planning Team coordinates the summary of programmatic changes for each upcoming school year. Below are full details of new school and program openings, grade additions/configuration changes, feeder pattern and boundary changes, and swing spaces for School Year 2020-2021. Full information on all modernizations and their timelines can be found on the DCPS Facilities modernization website. Questions? Contact [email protected] or check out the DCPS School Planning Blog for school specific updates.

New School & Program Openings for SY20-21

School Name Grade Summary Address
Stevens Early Learning Center PK3, PK4 1050 21st Street, NW

School Closures for SY20-21

School Name Grade Summary Address
Washington Metropolitan High School 8-12 300 Bryant Street, NW

Grade Additions & Configuration Changes for SY20-21

School/Program Adding Grade Grade Summary
Houston Elementary School: Dual Language Program 2 PK3-2
Van Ness Elementary School 5 PK3-5
MacFarland Middle School: Comprehensive Program 8 6-8
Ida B. Wells Middle School 7 6-7
Early College Academy at Coolidge High School 10 9-10
Bard High School Early College DC 10, 12 9-12
  Removing Grade Grade Summary
Powell Elementary School: English-Only Program 4 Whole School Dual Language (DL) PK3-4th; DL and English-Only Strands in 5th
Raymond Education Campus 8 PK3-5
Truesdell Education Campus 8 PK3-5
West Education Campus 8 PK3-5
Brightwood Education Campus 7 PK3-5, 8
LaSalle-Backus Education Campus 7 PK3-5, 8
Takoma Education Campus 7 PK3-5, 8
Whittier Education Campus 7 PK3-5, 8


Pre Kindergarten (PK3 and PK4) Changes

School/Program Number of Classrooms Added Total PK Classrooms in SY20-21
  Number of Classrooms Reduced Total PK Classrooms in SY20-21
Amidon-Bowen Elementary School 1 4


SY 20-21 Feeder Pattern Changes

Type School New Feeder Impacted Transition Grades
Geographic Feeder Pattern Changes MacFarland MS Roosevelt HS 8th to 9th Grade


Swing Spaces for SY20-21

School Swing Space Swing Space Address
Capitol Hill Montessori @ Logan (CHML) Meyer Elementary School 2501 11th St. NW, Washington, DC 20001
Eaton Elementary School UDC Van Ness 3373 Van Ness St. NW, Washington, DC 20008
West Education Campus Sharpe School 4300 13th St NW, Washington, DC 20011
School-Within-School @Goding Northeast Swing Campus 850 26th St. NE, Washington, DC 20002
Smothers Elementary School Kenilworth Elementary School 1300 44th St NE, Washington, DC 20019


Schools Returning to Permanent Facility in SY20-21

School Permanent Address
Eliot-Hine Middle School 1830 Constitution Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002