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Grade 5 – Grade 8

Middle School

An inclusive community serving students in 5th through 8th grade, our middle school offers a comprehensive academic program that drives student success paired with a robust out-of-school time program.

I am so proud of the learning community at E.L. Haynes Middle School. We challenge our students with a rigorous academic program, while simultaneously helping them grow as individuals and develop their interests through an advisory model and lots of extra-curricular activities.

Zenada Mahon
Principal, Middle School

A Rigorous Advanced Math and Spanish Curriculum

A highlight of our academic program, students can participate in advanced math track, where students can take Advanced Math 7th grade and Algebra in 8th. Further, students have access to Spanish 1 in 8th grade and are able to earn high school credit.

A vibrant electives Program supplements core content areas

Across our entire Pre-K through 12th grade program, we have a robust arts and electives program. At the middle school, in addition to music and visual arts, students study drama and robotics as well. These elective experiences help engage students in diverse ways in addition to our core curriculum.

Extended-Day and Year-Round Programming

Additional Learning and Enrichment Opportunities

E.L. Haynes was founded as the first year-round school in Washington, DC. At our middle school, we offer before-care, after-care, and quarterly and summer Intersession programming, supplemented by clubs, athletics, and extracurricular activities.

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