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School leader:  Raymond Weeden
100 41st Street NE
Washington, DC 20019

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(202) 398-2838
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"DC Prep is best known for its college-prep education."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
  • Transportation
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    None, Instrumental and theory music lessons...
  • World languages
    None
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12 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a community member · August 14, 2015
My family is moving into our second academic year with DC Prep BEC and I must say that I wish my lottery results had been stronger so that I could move my children to a more developmentally appropriate school. While I value structure and... more

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Submitted by a teacher · May 09, 2015
DC Prep has a commitment to "Excellence, Always" that I appreciate. Everyone here works hard -- Preppies, teachers, parents and administrators -- with a outcome driven focus of "results for students, first and foremost." The school has improved... more

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Submitted by a parent · November 12, 2014
Agree 100% with EVERYTHING the commenter from June 2014 said. Every word is truth and describes my own sentiments. No wonder there is such a huge retention problem, with students and faculty alike. This is nothing more than a military academy with... more

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Submitted by a teacher · June 23, 2014
This is an extremely high performing school for both students and staff. The issue is, nothing is fun. Say what you want about joyful movement breaks and silent cheers...but it's not fun. The curriculum needs to include more recess or free time... more

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About this school

Founded in 2003, DC Prep is bridging the educational divide in Washington by increasing the number of students from underserved communities with the academic preparation and personal character to succeed in competitive high schools and colleges. DC Prep schools are positive, purposeful places that reflect respect for the students and teachers who learn and work there. To learn more about DC Prep's Benning Elementary Campus, visit www.dcprep.org today.

March 01, 2016

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Last modified: March 4, 2016
Last modified DC Prep -- Benning Elementary Campus is a Charter school that serves grades PK-3
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