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Meridian PCS

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Matthew McCrea

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


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

Parent Organization


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


Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

American Indian/Alaskan






Hawaiian/Pacific Islander


Hispanic/Latino, any race


Two or more races




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

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

Physical Activity time


Grades K-5:

120.00 Minutes/week

Grades 6-8:

80.00 Minutes/week


School hours


8:00 am - 3:30 pm


8:00 am - 3:30 pm


8:00 am - 3:30 pm


8:00 am - 1:00 pm


8:00 am - 3:30 pm

School Uniforms Required


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


After School care


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


Coming in Spring 2020

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