Van Ness Elementary School

Our Vision

1150 5th Street SE | Washington, DC 20003
(202) 727-4314

Our Vision

Children, families, and educators come together to create an inclusive community that provides authentic experiences and engages the whole child. Our aim is to cultivate critical thinkers and develop a generation of confident, curious, and compassionate members of society.

Our Prospectus

INVESTING IN THE WHOLE CHILD: A NEW SCHOOL DESIGN

Van Ness Elementary, an innovative district-run school in Washington DC, and Transcend, the field’s premier “engine” for R&D on new school models,are partnering to create a powerful elementary school model that has the potential to transform elementary education in the District of Columbia and—when fully realized—the nation. Read more here.