"We are best known for strong academic program."
Students enrolled 2
Hours 9:00am - 3:00pm
School leader Rita Johnson
Transportation options no info
Type Religious
Preschool capacity no info
Before school Yes
After school Yes

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601 50th Street Northeast
Washington, DC 20019

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(202) 398-5266
(202) 398-5652
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5 stars
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no rating October 30, 2009
Has strong foundations, both academically and culturally

- submitted by a parent
September 24, 2009
Nannie Helen Burroughs School is celebrating 100 years of educating and mentoring students. The small class sizes, qualified teachers and host of Aides, not to mention parent volunteers make this an exceptional school to attend. Not just as a student but the working environment as well. Dr. Burroughs dreamed of providing quality education to students in a nurturing, safe, Christian environment; in which will provide them the values, knowledge and skills to ensure their role as productive citizens and leaders in today's society.

- submitted by a community member
no rating September 22, 2009
Nannie Helen Burroughs School principal greatest desire is to see that every student excel by working to their fullest potential. The staff is committed, caring and very knowledgeable. They have an excellent program, and they work with the parents to make sure our students don't fall behind. My son attended the school some twenty years ago and so it was not a question as to where my grandson would attend. We love and support the Nannie Helen Burroughs School.

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 20, 2009
Nannie Helen Burroughs is an excellent environment for my son who is in the kindergarten. I admire Ms. Tibbs whom is an exceptional teacher. My son has come far he is very smart and he is actually on honor roll. That school is great. I have told people about this school and they happen to enjoy this school as well.

- submitted by a parent
May 07, 2006
My daughter was a student at NHB in the 1990's. It was a wonderful experience. The teachers were excellent and staff exceptional. I am happy to report that my daughter just finished her 1st year of college at Seton Hall University where she is a biochemistry major.

- submitted by a parent
November 03, 2004
My son attended NHB in kindergarten and I thought it was an excellent school which prepared him well for public schools.

- submitted by a parent
June 10, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
September 09, 2003
Our children are well above the average on all levels of reading and math. They strive for excellence and spend a great deal of time reading and ctitical thinking. They are very obedient and well behaved.

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The school has existed for over 100 years. The school is owned by the Progressive National Baptist Convention and was founded by noted African-American Dr. Nannie Helen Burroughs. The school is a historical site on the D.C. Cultural Tourism Program

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Nannie Helen Burroughs School
601 50th Street Northeast, Washington, DC  20019
(202) 398-5266
Last modified Nannie Helen Burroughs School is a Private school that serves grades PK-6
Nannie Helen Burroughs School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 8 reviews.