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1919 15th St Se

Washington, DC 20020

(202) 698-1122

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 308

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

11 Parent Reviews for Ketcham Elementary School

I love the interaction with the teachers I have established a relationship with the majority of the staff academically I am very impressed with the curriculum even the parent teacher conferences are very informed and even have you learning fun and exciting ways to help your children enjoy learning

Posted by a parent on 01/27/15

i am very impressed with all the new changes ketchum has made this year i am very excited to be apart of the ketchum family. i am looking forward to all the great thing they have to afford.

Posted by a parent on 11/12/14

I am very happy that there is a new principal She is very open as well and the staff. I am excite to see what other program that can come to Ketcham so that the students can continue to learn.

Posted by a other on 10/31/13

This is my second year teaching at Ketcham and I love it! We have a wonderful leadership team and a staff that supports each other. Our new building looks amazing and is so bright and cozy! My students love reading in our library by the new windows and enjoy exploring their new classroom. Ketcham is ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 09/11/12

The "new" Ketcham has had a great start to the school year! Teachers, parents, and students are all eager to get a fresh start. We have a new leadership initiative, a parent center with computers and meeting space for parents, and brand new classrooms thanks to a modernization this summer. All of ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 09/11/12

The new school has brought forth a new and improved level of commitment from teachers, students and parents to ensure that students are developed appropriately academically and socially. All the classrooms have new technology and other materials that are helping the students learn while they are entertained. ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 09/11/12

The New Building looks AMAZING!!! Overall Ketcham has made a complete turn around in their commitment to the kids and community. I love this school and I am happy to see that it is thriving and doing well. I have sent 3 of my children there my youngest is still there.

Posted by a parent on 09/05/12

My child has received an amazing education at Ketcham. Not only were her academic needs met, but her social and emotional needs were addressed as well. I was pleased with the staff every time I interacted with them. They were professional and accommodating and went above and beyond to ensure that ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/12/11

This school has shown many improvements. The staff there really care about children and the new principal is working hard to turn it around. So far, so good.

Posted by a parent on 10/06/11

this is is awful I have three children go through there and it was not good from the principal to the staff.

Posted by a parent on 05/23/07

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Test scores for Ketcham Elementary School

DC-CAS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Ketcham Elementary 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 — Ketcham Elementary School is located at 1919 15th St Se, Washington DC 20020. 1919 15th St Se is in the 20020 ZIP code in Washington, DC The school district for Ketcham Elementary School is the District Of Columbia Public Schools. Ketcham Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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