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Meridian PCS

Given the impact of COVID-19, many metrics and STAR scores are unavailable for the 2020 report card.

School Profiles, Graduation Rates, College Enrollment Rates, School Finance, and Educator and Health Staff have been updated with 2020 data. All other metrics display historical data from prior years as labeled. Click here for additional information about the Accountability and Assessment waiver and other COVID-19 educational resources.

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Principal

Matthew McCrea

School Overview

Grades Served

PK3 - Grade 8

2020 - 2021

2019 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

MPCS is a nurturing and rigorous school serving students at all academic and developmental levels. Our child-centric school community celebrates student diversity and teaches foundational skills needed in an increasingly global world. Common Core-aligned curriculum encourages students to explore and develop their talents while taking them outside classrooms to learn about the community, city, nation and world. Continuum of services for the whole-child supports academic, behavioral, socio-emotional growth.

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

Carlin George

cgeorge@meridian-dc.org

Parent Organization

Yes

Link to website

Parent Communication Policy

Link to website

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


645

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity


American Indian/Alaskan

0%

Asian

1%

Black/African-American

62%

Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Hispanic/Latino, any race

28%

Two or more races

0%

White

7%

Enrollment by Grade Level


Enrollment by Student Groups


School Offerings

School Program Information


  • Interscholastic Sports
  • Restorative Justice
  • School Garden

Extracurricular Activities


This list is provided by the school and represents activities highlighted by the school, not a comprehensive list of all activities

  • Cooking Club
  • Club Soccer/DC SCORES
  • Art/Crafts Club and more!
  • Girls/Boys Basketball
  • Nature Ninjas/Garden Club
  • Performing Arts Club
  • Girls on the Run
  • Stage Band/Music

Physical Activity time


Physical activity time reflects the school’s average minutes per week of student physical activity within both the physical education class and recess. This data is reported by the school as required through the Healthy Schools Act School Health Profile.

Grades K-5:

180 Minutes/week

Grades 6-8:

150 Minutes/week

Logistics

School hours

Monday

08:00am - 03:30pm

Tuesday

08:00am - 03:30pm

Wednesday

08:00am - 03:30pm

Thursday

08:00am - 01:00pm

Friday

08:00am - 03:30pm

Before/After School Care

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

Before School care

Offered?

Yes

Cost

Sliding Scale/Voucher

Hours

Monday

07:00am - 08:00am

Tuesday

07:00am - 08:00am

Wednesday

07:00am - 08:00am

Thursday

07:00am - 08:00am

Friday

07:00am - 08:00am

After School care

Offered?

Yes

Cost

Sliding Scale/Voucher

Hours

Monday

03:30pm - 06:30pm

Tuesday

03:30pm - 06:00pm

Wednesday

03:30pm - 06:00pm

Thursday

01:00pm - 06:00pm

Friday

03:30pm - 06:00pm

School Uniforms Required

Yes

Metro Bus

ES: 52, 54, 59, 90, 92, 93, 96, X3, DC Circulator MS: 52, 54, 59, D32, H1, H2, H3, H4, H8, DC Circulator

Metro Rail

U Street/Cardozo metro for ES, Columbia Heights metro for MS

Finance

2020 Per-pupil expenditures


$22,231

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.

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2020 Per-pupil expenditures by entity


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