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IDEA PCS Students, Teachers, Parents, and Leadership Shine through Phenomenally Improved 2013 DC-CAS Scores
IDEA PCS students improved their DC-CAS scores more than students at any other DC public and charter school in 2013, thanks to the transformation of school culture and the hard work and dedication of IDEA leadership, teachers, parents, and students. We are proud to receive the designation of Reward School by the DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education, given only to schools demonstrating the top 5% of test score growth. Learn more about IDEA’s test results here.
IDEA PCS provides rigorous academics, innovative technology training, and leadership through JROTC. Students at IDEA enjoy learning with new textbooks, computers, and labs. Students stay fit and competitive using our new health and wellness center. At IDEA, every student matters. Enroll now!
Blog: Stories from Behind the Shield
Friday, February 28, 2014 | From IDEA PCS
Five IDEA students interested in building design have started volunteering with Habitat for Humanity to help build a house in Deanwood. ACE Club sponsor and tech teacher David Mitchell and IDEA Director of Development Joe Green are accompanying students as they gain hands-on experience working on home construction. The house is located on Clay Place, READ MORE »
Thursday, February 27, 2014 | From IDEA PCS
The vegetables that IDEA Cafeteria Manager Renea Wynn prepares each day for lunch are so fresh and flavorful that students come back for seconds. “They request the sautéed cabbage,” said Wynn, “and the green beans and broccoli.” Ms. Wynn often stir-fries or roasts the veggies she serves and is proud to report that 90% of READ MORE »
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 | From IDEA PCS
With league play ending on senior night, it was only right for the girls and boys to win and clinch the PCSAA Red Division regular season titles. The girls started the night off first with a convincing 44 to 23 win over Washington Math and Science. The girls finished league play with a 9 and READ MORE »
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 | From IDEA PCS
The Timberwolves have been playing well over the past two weeks as they have entered league play, defeating Washington Latin 60 to 51 and KIPP 55 to 52. As league play started, senior forward Tavaughn Lopez is averaging 14 points and 10 rebounds while senior guard Rashaw Henry is averaging 16 points and 4 steals per READ MORE »
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 | From IDEA PCS
Ms. Taylor’s 11th grade English students have spent dozens of hours in recent weeks in the library and online investigating research topics they wanted to learn more about. Some of the subjects they chose are controversial. Many are hot topics in the news every day. Research topics include: Women in the military Drunk READ MORE »