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1730 R St Nw

Washington, DC 20009

(202) 673-7200

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 150

Students Per Teacher: 19

Parent Reviews

40 Parent Reviews for Ross Elementary School

It's my daughter's second year at Ross and she is growing so much. The environement and staff are excellent. We are truly happy that she is a Ross student and that we are also part of the Ross family.

Posted by a parent on 10/23/14

Ross is warm, supportive, and academically challenging. We could not ask for a better place for our daughter. We feel like we're getting a small private school experience. We also volunteer a lot, but so do most other families.

Posted by a parent on 10/22/14

My daughter is finishing second grade, and she has attended Ross since Pre-K. I have been very happy for the most part and so has she. It is a small and welcoming community. Principal Searl is a strong leader who has pulled off some great feats of scrappy entrepreneurialism. The parental engagement ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/25/14

Ross is a high performing warm, welcoming school that is giving our child the gift of a great academic experience coupled with strong social and ethical values through both instruction and example. Bravo, Ross!

Posted by a parent on 10/24/13

I love the diversity at Ross and the fact that classes engage their students in many different ways including technology and the arts (Fillmore)! Teachers are very interactive with parents and provide a very supportive learning environment.

Posted by a parent on 09/27/13

I am going on my 5th year as a Ross parent and really love the school and community. It is a very small and friendly community where all the kids know each other, despite the grade, as do most of the parents. Parents are very involved -- I think you have to be in such a small school, as there just aren't ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/23/13

Ross Elementary School in Washington DC is a wonderful school. As a parent of a current, attending student, I am pleased that my daughter is able to attend a school with a great teaching staff and a dedicated principal who takes her responsibilities as a leader seriously. I believe that the programs ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/23/13

I have two kids who attend Ross Elementary School in Dupont Circle. Our school rocks!! Thanks to our outstanding principal and teaching staff, we just achieved REWARD status. Our test scores went through the roof! I feel so fortunate to be at this small school where the teachers are smart, dedicated ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/23/13

Our children have been at Ross since PK and we cannot praise it enough. There is a very close community of parents, children and teachers and we have found them to be extremely supportive every step of the way. It is a friendly, challenging, inspiring environment for children.

Posted by a parent on 09/22/13

Ross provideds quality education and is a PTA driven school. The Principal works well with the PTA and teachers to ensure the needs of the children and parents are met.

Posted by a parent on 09/19/13

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Test scores for Ross Elementary School

DC-CAS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Ross 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 — Ross Elementary School is located at 1730 R St Nw, Washington DC 20009. 1730 R St Nw is in the 20009 ZIP code in Washington, DC The school district for Ross Elementary School is the District Of Columbia Public Schools. Ross Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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