"We are best known for arts/technology integration."
Students enrolled 629
Hours 8:00am - 4:00 pm
School leader Corbet Houston
Transportation options Yes
District Arts And Technology Pcs
Preschool capacity no info
Before school Yes
After school Yes

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5300 Blaine Street, NE
Washington, DC 20019

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(202) 398-6811
(202) 388-8467
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3 stars
Based on 9 ratings

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April 02, 2014
this school could be great if the parents actually work with the teachers to ensure the students are following all instructions, getting help when help is needed and coming to support the school for other things besides parties.

- submitted by a parent
November 04, 2013
this school is by far is awful. I wouldn't recommend no parent to apply their child to this school. the staff is rude to parents. Oh, my goodness the head of the school can't even run the school right. the kids are bullying other kids. And teachers have got into fights with parents and at any chance I pray I find a better school for my child. would not recommend this school to anyone...

- submitted by a parent
August 29, 2013
I wish them the best as they have added some new staff. Unfortunately their new leader did not increase the test scores at her previous school; in fact the scores dropped. Unfortunately she brought with her some questionable staff.

- submitted by a community member
November 20, 2011
Have not performance standards, parents ideas do not matter and data driven school. It is based on principal preference, not on what is good for the students. This year we spent $25,000 on structured recess??!!

- submitted by a parent
August 17, 2010
Please do not misconstrue this as a bad review. ATA has served my son very well he is on his way to the 2nd grade (honor roll) and has always had an amazing teacher (since K). The now former principal was an amazing leader, but his staff, I have always found questionable. They are uncouth and unrestrained in terms of their own demeanor, I would even go as far as to say, they frighten me. I have heard children being reprimanded verbally in very harsh ways "shut-up". The school is just about 99.% African-American and the neighborhood is trying to rebuild itself, but the influence the older children and staff have on the young ones deeply concerns me. Unfortunately, I am transferring my son to another school.....he is getting to that age where his environment is everything I would rather it be a positive and age-appropriate one.

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 17, 2010
This is a decent school but it is not for your overachiever. The school is traditional in a since regrding the curriculum. I hated the neighborhood two shootings occured on same block. Also really grown acting kids in this school, kids who said very inappropriate things really struck me(at early ages).

- submitted by a parent
June 22, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
no rating March 03, 2009
Great school!! my son has beeen attending ata for three years now and i am very satisfied with his progress. The staff are wonderful and the principal is an excellent leader. They engage the children in learning outside the classroom and provide great workshops, activities and information sessions. I am very pleased with ata they do a wonderful job.

- submitted by a parent
June 12, 2006
2005/06 school year is when my 5 year old twins started attending ATA. So far so good! I am very impressed with the staff's commitment, the school cirriculum and ATA's mission to teach and enspire our young students. I look forward to another great year. Keep up the good work ATA.

- submitted by a parent
December 09, 2004
I was initially very impressed with the energy and colorful scenery, but it is amazing that when your children do not fit the plan they have a way of pushing them out. It seems that they are more concerned about the test scores than children. A neighbor tried to enroll his daughter with an IEP and somehow they were pushed to the bottom of the list. You should not be fooled it is a business.

- submitted by a parent
November 26, 2004
I think overall this is a good choice for a public charter school. My son has been enrolled there since it opened and I enjoy the parent/teacher communication.

- submitted by a parent
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Arts & Technology Academy PCS
5300 Blaine Street, NE, Washington, DC  20019
(202) 398-6811
Last modified Arts & Technology Academy PCS is a Charter school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Arts & Technology Academy PCS Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 11 reviews.