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Welcome to Turner Elementary!

Turner Elementary School serves over 500 students in Pre-Kindergarten through 5th grade. Located in the Congress Heights neighborhood of Ward 8, Turner Elementary School has established a culture of urgency around our mission of radically transforming students’ learning experiences and outcomes. Turner Elementary School is focused on providing students a world class educational experience. Turner Elementary School’s vision is to be a model of excellence! Our academic environment of joyful learning and rigorous expectations will be balanced by a peaceful student-centered culture focused on positive interactions. We are committed to nurturing self-regulated, kind, and inquisitive global citizens who are prepared for college and beyond. As an International Baccalaureate School, Turner’s staff makes every effort to accelerate student achievement through experiential learning opportunities and arts integration. We aim to provide students with curriculum that encompasses global exposure and rigorous learning, leading students to become independent thinkers and responsible citizens of the world.

Anti-Discrimination Statement 

District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) is committed to creating a discrimination-free environment. DCPS does not discriminate and does not tolerate discrimination in its education programs or activities (including employment therein or admission thereto) on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, disability, religion, national origin, sex (including sexual harassment and sexual assault), age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, source of income, credit information, or status as a victim or family member of a victim of domestic violence, sexual offense or stalking. 

To view our Notice of Non-Discrimination, relevant policies and to learn more about Anti-Discrimination within DCPS visit: dcps.dc.gov/anti-discrimination. For more information or to file a complaint, contact the Comprehensive Alternative Resolution & Equity (CARE) Team by mail at 1200 First St NE, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20002; by phone at (202) 442-5405 or by email at [email protected]. To file a sex-based discrimination complaint, contact the Title IX Coordinator by mail at 1200 First St NE, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20002; by phone at (202) 442-5405 or by email at [email protected]

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