Skip to main content

Mary McLeod Bethune Day Academy PCS

Photo of the school
Google Map

Principal

Richard Austin

School Overview

Grades Served

PK3 - Grade 8

2019 - 2020

Star Rating

The School Transparency and Reporting (STAR) Framework is DC's school accountability system. Each school receives a rating of 1 to 5 stars, with 5 being the highest, based on its performance across multiple metrics. Not Applicable means the school did not meet the minimum population size to generate a score or was not in operation during the previous school year.

Title I Status

Yes

A Title I school is a school that receives federal funds to support students from low-income backgrounds in learning and achieving at high levels.

Message from the School

The mission of the Mary McLeod Bethune Day Academy Public Charter School is to implement a high-performing day school that provides a challenging academic program in a supportive, parentally involved, and diverse learning environment to enable each to achieve academic success, talent, and positive social development. Mary McLeod Bethune works to achieve its mission by cultivating independent, inquiring thinkers through project-based learning.

Parent Organization and Contact Information

Parent organizations provide opportunities for parents and families to directly interact with the school on a variety of issues. Parent Organization Representative contact and school policy information is linked below.

Parent Organization Representative

Not Provided

Parent Organization

Yes

Student Population

The enrollment on each school's profile reflects the number of students ever-enrolled in the school throughout the prior school year, which is validated by each school at the close of the school year. This data may be different from the point in time count taken in October called the annual enrollment audit.

Total Student Enrollment


442

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity


American Indian/Alaskan

1%

Asian

2%

Black/African-American

73%

Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Hispanic/Latino, any race

15%

Two or more races

4%

White

6%

Enrollment by Grade Level


Enrollment by Student Groups


School Offerings

School Program Information


  • Dual Language/Language Immersion
  • International Baccalaureate
  • School Garden

Physical Activity time


..

Grades K-5:

285 Minutes/week

Grades 6-8:

285 Minutes/week

Logistics

School hours

Monday

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Friday

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

PreK (3)

8:30 am - 3:45 pm

PreK (4)

8:30 am - 3:45 pm

Kindergarten

8:30 am - 3:45 pm

School Uniforms Required

Yes

Before/After School Care

If before school care is offered the options for costs are: Free, Sliding Scale/Voucher, or Fee. Contact the school for more information.

Before School care

None

After School care

Fee

Metro Bus

E4 (16th Street), H6 (Brookland campus)

Metro Rail

Brookland, Columbia Heights

Finance

Per-pupil expenditures


$21,661

Per-pupil expenditures represent the average amount of money spent on educating each student. In other words, this value represents the total amount of actual school expenditures divided by the number of students in the school. Information is provided to show the school, the LEA, and the DC average for per-pupil expenditures.

Click here for more per-pupil expenditure details

Per-pupil expenditures by entity


View the DC Report.