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School leader:  Barbara Smith
705 Edgewood Street Northeast
Washington, DC 20017

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(202) 269-4646
(202) 882-1932
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"Learning through arts enrichment."

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  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
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  • Coed / Single gender
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Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · September 15, 2016
how can you work with children but lack compassion and empathy. doesn't work that way.

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · August 17, 2016
My daughter, while in the 3rd grade, was arguing with a classmate regarding Las Vegas and the Mojave desert. We moved here from Las Vegas and my daughter was well educated on the geography of her home city. She asked the teacher to confirm the... more

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Submitted by a parent · August 17, 2016
I have two daughters whom both attended this school when we moved to DC from the west coast. WE chose this school based on their website and, at the time, it's arts school designation. NOTHING was true. This school had absolutely no arts... more

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Submitted by a parent · January 06, 2016
For the past four years, I have never had a problem with WEDJ until this year. I would have given them five stars, but it's sad how one individual made me look at this school in entirely different.

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About this school

The William E . Doar Jr Public Charter School for the Performing Arts blends rigorous academics with world-class arts instruction provided by accomplished artists from renowned dance, musical, theatrical, and visual arts institutions. We are the only public school in Washington, DC to provide professional-caliber arts training for students in preschool through eighth grade at no cost to families.

March 28, 2016

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Last modified: September 15, 2016
Last modified William E Doar Jr WEDJ Edgewood Elementary and Middle School is a Charter school that serves grades PK-8
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