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3815 Fort Dr Nw

Washington, DC 20016

(202) 939-2010

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,315

Students Per Teacher: 12

Parent Reviews

25 Parent Reviews for Deal Middle School

Deal is a great fit for our daughter. She is in her second year there, and is thriving. The academics are good - she is challenged but not overwhelmed. And there are many opportunities for extra help, either during recess or after school. Almost all of her teachers have been helpful and responsive ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/05/14

This school is a zoo! Completely overenrolled, class sizes are gigantic and it is slowly but surely slipping. Parents feel like it is the only public middle school option so it is an overcrowded scary beast.

Posted by a parent on 10/21/14

Good Academics. Poor communication between parents and teachers and administrators. So much homework my son in 6 th grade and was always A student and still is but in pre algebra and Spanish one with hard teacher. Tons and tons of homework projects quizzes and tests and sometimes on same days. Has no ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/18/14

This middle school is the best in the city. It is very diverse and educational wise, it is outstanding. It is close to Tenleytown so the students can hang out after school. It also has a bus stop just across the street. The principal is currently working to add a bus shelter so students do not need to ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 01/19/14

DO NOT PUT YOUR KIDS IN A SCHOOL THAT YOU KNOW WILL NOT CHALLENGE THEM BECAUSE IT IS A CONVENIENCE FOR YOU. The school offers language courses in either Spanish, French or Chinese that a student will take for all three years and in 8th grade will travel to the country of that language. Deal offers ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 12/11/13

I am a parent of an 8th grader and our daughter also attended 7th grade for about 1/2 of the school term. My husband and I both feel that Deal does a really great job in organizing the students and keeping them in a discipline but very respectful environment. The educators and especially Principal Albright ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/24/13

Most teachers and staff are well educated and encourage me to try my very hardest. The teachers give a reasonable amount of homework. Alice Deal offers many after school clubs. The reason I did not give my middle school a higher rating is because, at sometimes this school can have it's negatives. Being ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 06/17/13

i go to deal, and i have to say, it is really amazing. i am in 6th grade, and the transition was easy, and all of the teachers are great. in addition to having language choices and great classes, the administrators and teachers still find time for things like winter assemblys. the only problem is some ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 12/21/12

Alice Deal Middle School is an excellent middle school, and could even be called the best public middle in D.C. The teachers are fantastic, as well as the staff, who are, despite being busy, never mind having a chat with a parent or student! The education is challenging but rewarding, leaving many students ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/28/12

im going to this school next year (7th grade) and a lot of my friends parents say this is a great school !!! they have many sports and extra-curricular activities. also their test scores are fantastic and they are a very diverse school

Posted by a other on 04/04/12

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Test scores for Deal Middle School

DC-CAS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Deal Middle School
District Of Columbia Public Schools
District Of Columbia
* In 2011-2012 Washington, D.C. used the District of Columbia Comprehensive Assessment System (DC-CAS) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8 and 10. In 2010-2011 students were tested in science in grades 5, 8 and high school. The DC-CAS is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the District of Columbia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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Washington schools — Deal Middle School is located at 3815 Fort Dr Nw, Washington DC 20016. 3815 Fort Dr Nw is in the 20016 ZIP code in Washington, DC The school district for Deal Middle School is the District Of Columbia Public Schools. Deal Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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