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4401 8th St Ne

Washington, DC 20017

(202) 526-6003

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Grades: 6 - 10

School Type: Public, Charter

Student Enrollment: 400

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

12 Parent Reviews for Potomac Lighthouse Pcs

This school gets a 0! My grandson was not allowed to share his birthday cupcakes with classmates!

Posted by a other on 11/06/13

The school is so different this year than in previous years. My daughter is in middle school and she absolutely loves it. The teachers are amazing and the school really feels like a different place. They definitely got tough on discipline which is a good thing because now my daughter says she rarely ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/03/13

This school is ridiculous, do not send your kids there. Very unorganized, cant keep teachers, suspend kids for basically nothing. Most staff is there only to get a check they dont care about the kids. Cant keep a bus company to transport the kids back and forth to schoool. They got the teachers ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/26/13

Potomac Lighthouse PCS suspended my grandson for two days because he had an accident. He's not yet 3 yrs old. They left him in a bathroom stall for at least 15 minutes while his father made a frantic dash to collect him. The child cried all night. I cannot believe any preschool program could be more ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 09/25/13

My child struggled at his previous school. He's excelling due to the wonderful teachers! So happy I made the choice to put my child in this school. The school is also open to feedback from parents.

Posted by a parent on 02/14/13

If I could give a ranking lower than one, I would. Two of my three children have been students at Potomac Lighthouse since the Fall of 2011. In the first semester, the school lost both of their fifth grade teachers. Two classes became one, and it was a tremendous upheaval to the routine, familiarity, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/22/13

School administration: I've had a great experience with the school administration. They are receptive to feedback and growing. The teachers are wonderful and my child loves going to school here.

Posted by a parent on 10/07/12

School Administration: I have had a different experience with the school administration. They are very receptive and responsive to the needs of the family. They are a relatively young team and work extremely hard. They are receptive to feedback and make every effort to implement the suggestions of ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/12/12

As far as learning, this is an excellent school. However, the administration in this school are the worst. They are unorganized and not connected to the students or the parents concerns. Their transportation is a joke. If you're able to take your child to and Friday m school it will cost you.less head ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/09/12

I love this place, and i have hight expectation about this school. I don't know why they have few latinos there.

Posted by a parent on 07/23/12

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Test Year: 2012
Potomac Lighthouse Pcs
District Of Columbia Public Charter School Board
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 — Potomac Lighthouse Pcs is located at 4401 8th St Ne, Washington DC 20017. 4401 8th St Ne is in the 20017 ZIP code in Washington, DC The school district for Potomac Lighthouse Pcs is the District Of Columbia Public Charter School Board. Potomac Lighthouse Pcs is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 10.
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