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School leader:  Patricia Pride
1819 35th St. NW
Washington, DC 20007

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(202) 729-4350
(202) 576-9443
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"We are best known for academics, music and art."


  • Before / After care
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms, Dress code
  • Transportation
    Transportation provided for special education students


  • Academic focus
    Arts (all)
  • Arts
    Choir / Chorus, Jazz band, Band, Drama, Painting
  • World languages
    French, Spanish, Italian
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Submitted by a parent · November 19, 2015
A hidden gem in DCPS. It's small size and committed staff means everyone knows your child. Both the administration and the teachers are very involved in making your child's education their top priority. Administration is outside the school both... more

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Submitted by a parent · November 19, 2015
Ms. Hester has been at Hardy for years. She heads the athletic department but is also so very committed to each and every student's well being. She is outside the school each morning to greet your child. She knows middle schoolers. I hope she... more

Teacher effectiveness: Very effective
Submitted by a parent · November 19, 2015
80% of the teachers are very effective. A few are a bit more old school or boring according to my student but this opinion seems to vary by student.

Amount of homework: Just right
Submitted by a parent · November 19, 2015
Homework can range from 30 minutes a night to 3 hours. Some of it depends on how well your student can manager their time. Work is often given a week out which means if left to the last minute, it will take hours. Math is more of a daily... more

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All entering 6th grade students are required to sign up for instrumental instruction for all three years. Students can pick from several bands to participate in and students perform all over the city. We expect students to participate is the full range of extra curricular activities that are offered.

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Hardy Middle School
1819 35th St. NW, Washington, DC  20007
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 47 reviews. (202) 729-4350
Last modified Hardy Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.