"We are best known for belief that all students can achieve at high levels!"
Students enrolled 272
Hours 8:45 AM - 3:15 AM
School leader Maisha Riddlesprigger
Transportation options Yes
District District Of Columbia Public Schools
Preschool capacity no info
Before school no info
After school Yes

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1919 15th Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20020

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(202) 698-1122
(202) 698-1113
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4 stars
Based on 11 ratings

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October 31, 2013
I am very happy that there is a new principal She is very open as well and the staff. I am excite to see what other program that can come to Ketcham so that the students can continue to learn.

- submitted by a community member
September 11, 2012
This is my second year teaching at Ketcham and I love it! We have a wonderful leadership team and a staff that supports each other. Our new building looks amazing and is so bright and cozy! My students love reading in our library by the new windows and enjoy exploring their new classroom. Ketcham is a place that seeks to partner with parents to promote student growth!

- submitted by a teacher
September 11, 2012
The "new" Ketcham has had a great start to the school year! Teachers, parents, and students are all eager to get a fresh start. We have a new leadership initiative, a parent center with computers and meeting space for parents, and brand new classrooms thanks to a modernization this summer. All of our classrooms have SmartBoards, and students have access to laptops to support instruction. This is a great place for children to learn!!

- submitted by a teacher
September 11, 2012
The new school has brought forth a new and improved level of commitment from teachers, students and parents to ensure that students are developed appropriately academically and socially. All the classrooms have new technology and other materials that are helping the students learn while they are entertained. This is a great place for anyone to learn!

- submitted by a teacher
September 05, 2012
The New Building looks AMAZING!!! Overall Ketcham has made a complete turn around in their commitment to the kids and community. I love this school and I am happy to see that it is thriving and doing well. I have sent 3 of my children there my youngest is still there.

- submitted by a parent
October 12, 2011
My child has received an amazing education at Ketcham. Not only were her academic needs met, but her social and emotional needs were addressed as well. I was pleased with the staff every time I interacted with them. They were professional and accommodating and went above and beyond to ensure that I was satisfied with the entire education process. I would not hesitate to refer Ketcham to friends and family.

- submitted by a parent
October 06, 2011
This school has shown many improvements. The staff there really care about children and the new principal is working hard to turn it around. So far, so good.

- submitted by a parent
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- submitted by a student
May 23, 2007
this is is awful I have three children go through there and it was not good from the principal to the staff.

- submitted by a parent
May 03, 2007
I am so very disapointed in this school for so many reasons. Al students, especially these students deserve so much more. There is such a lack or professionalism and quality in thi school its sickening. I do not even know where to start to improve this school, but it seems as though these children have been forgotten.

- submitted by a parent
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Ketcham Elementary School
1919 15th Street Southeast, Washington, DC  20020
(202) 698-1122
Last modified Ketcham Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Ketcham Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 12 reviews.