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Reviews From Schools in D.C. Preparatory Academy Pcs
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Parent / Guardian
October 14, 2021
First of all, the meeting could have been called How to make teacher's work easier instead of Back to School Night. I loved the concept of independence until I saw that the only thing that it was... More
Current student
April 14, 2021
This school doesn't properly deal with bullying. They'll just tell the person to stop bullying and act like it's all fixed now. If you're already ahead of everyone and you've done your stuff, then... More
Parent / Guardian
July 25, 2019
My son has been enrolled at dc prep Anacostia for 4 years. He has grown tremendously. I think it is an underrated school. The teachers and administration are highly invested in helping each child... More