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School leader:  Janeece Docal
1350 Upshur Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20011

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(202) 671-6270
(202) 576-7155
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Best known for
"We are known as Dual Language School of the Year and Rising Star Awardees. "

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
  • Coed / Single gender
    Coed
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Multiculturalism / Global, Social justice, Writing
  • Arts
    Video and film production, Band, Choir / Chorus...
  • World languages
    Spanish
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18 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a parent · December 01, 2014
We are very excited to learn that on Nov 20th our kid's principal at Powell won the 2014 DCPS Principal of the Year award. We would like to share with potential parents looking at Powell that Ms. Docal is very attentive to the needs of the... more

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Submitted by a parent · August 13, 2014
I am very impressed by Principal Docal and Vice Principal Sanders. They have high standards for the students and teachers. After witnessing several interactions between them and students at the school, I am convinced that they enjoy children and... more

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Submitted by a parent · April 30, 2014
I believe that the right school leader is the key ingredient to school turnaround. And Powell ES has an outstanding school leader who is so clearly focused on ensuring all students at Powell have a high-quality education. Our child (in... more

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Submitted by a parent · April 29, 2014
My kids (second grade and Pre-K 4) started attending Powell this year and I simply cannot say enough good things about this school! My son especially has come a long way academically; he was a below-average student in his previous school (in... more

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About this school

At Powell, our primary focus is on academic rigor, teaching and learning, and educating the whole child in a nurturing community and family-friendly school so that all students are prepared to succeed at the high school and college of their choice. Small classes taught by a highly qualified faculty with two educators in each classroom under the leadership of a dynamic principal Dual language programs for each student to learn English and Spanish Strong English Language Learning instruction

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Last modified: December 31, 2015
Last modified Powell Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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