Extended Day Program:
The school's extended day program, which operates from 3:30 PM-4:30 PM, offers students many enrichment opportunities. The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) program provides students with an opportunity to apply math and science concepts and skills outside of the traditional classroom setting. Architecture, Solar Car, Robotics, and Chess are a few of the STEM clubs. For those students interested in the arts, the school offers an extended day arts program offers Band, Choir, Drama, and Dance.
Students are able to ride the Howard University shuttle buses free of charge. The buses make stops at the metro stations nearest the university. Please check Howardâ??s website for detailed route information. Be mindful that students must adhere to the shuttle bus guidelines in order to ride.
Other features and highlights:
Since welcoming its first incoming class 5 years ago, Howard University Middle School has earned recognition in a variety of forums.
â?¢ Achieved Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) in 2007, 2008, and 2009 for both reading and mathematics
â?¢ DC-CAS rankings are among the highest for both reading and mathematics
â?¢ City-wide Spelling Bee 1st place winner
â?¢ 1st place winner in regional Solar Car Competition
â?¢ City-wide Science Fair 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place category winners
â?¢ 1st place regional winner of â??School of the Futureâ?? Design Competition
â?¢ Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge semi-finalist