National Children's Center

Tel: (202)722-2319
Grades: 8-12 | 40 students
National Children's Center was founded in 1957 by Hyman S. Paper and a group of his friends who were concerned about the lack of community based services for children with mental retardation and their families.
Then known as the Jewish foundation for retarded children, NCC is incorporated in the district of columbia on may 14, 1958.
Our board of directors provides the corporate governance of National Children's Center.
Our senior management team provides leadership for the day-to-day operations of NCC, which employs more than 450 staff.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Grades Offered Grades 8-12

Student Body

Total Students 40 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
98%
State avg.: 50%
Students by Grade National Children's Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Washington United Christian Academy (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Roots Activity Learning Center (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Nativity Catholic Academy (0.8 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Washington
    Grades: 2-8 | 45 students
    0.2 miles
    6222 N Capitol St Nw
    Washington, DC 20011
    (202)882-5155
    0.22-8
    45
  • Takoma Park
    John Nevins Andrews School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: K-8 | 137 students
    0.7 miles
    117 Elm Ave
    Takoma Park, MD 20912
    (301)270-1400
    0.7K-8
    137
  • Washington
    Grades: PK-8 | 217 students
    0.8 miles
    6008 Georgia Avenue Nw
    Washington, DC 20011
    (202)723-3322
    0.8PK-8
    217
  • Washington
    Grades: PK-8 | 183 students
    0.8 miles
    6119 Georgia Ave Nw
    Washington, DC 20011
    (202)829-1901
    0.8PK-8
    183
  • Takoma Park
    Grades: PK-6 | 41 students
    0.9 miles
    6501 Poplar Ave
    Takoma Park, MD 20912
    (301)270-2760
    0.9PK-6
    41

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