Powell Bilingual Elementary School is a recruitment initiative school located in Northwest DC.
Powell is as community-based and focused on academic success and excellence for ALL. Powell offers both a bilingual (Spanish & English) and traditional (English only) track for students. With 553 students, class sizes ranging from 15-29 students, co-teaching, and an active parent leadership team, Powell has a growing reputation as a family friendly, community school.
We encourage a positive attitude to learning by encouraging students to ask challenging questions, to reflect critically, to develop research skills, and to learn how to learn. When you come to Powell, you will see children working in small groups, independently, at centers, exploring and making discoveries.