Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center

Po Box 37012 Nmnh Mrc 184
Washington, DC 20013
     Tel: (202)633-1399
        
   
Grades: PK - K | 185 students
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The Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center (SEEC) offers a rich learning environment for children, parents, and teachers in our community and at the same time extends its innovative practices to professionals in schools and museums through an educational outreach program.
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For those of us who enjoy learning new ideas through the wonders of museums, SEEC is an exciting experience.
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The mission of the Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center is two-fold: to provide a high-quality educational program for young children, and to advance educational opportunities for all children by sharing SEEC's expertise on a national level, thereby furthering the education mandate of the Smithsonian Institution.
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SEEC's educational philosophy encourages respect for the child and recognizes the unique nature of the individual.
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Hands-on exploration and discovery, both in the classroom and the museum, offer a chance to construct knowledge from personal experience.
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Through the comprehensive collections housed in the Washington community, children develop an understanding of the diversity of the world.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 185 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 13%
State avg.: 50%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline Mar. 1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Just Us Kids (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Just Us Kids (0.8 miles away)
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  • WashingtonDon Bosco Cristo Rey High School
      (Roman Catholic)
    Po Box 56481
    WashingtonDC 20040
    (301)891-4750
      (Roman Catholic)
    0 mi | 241 students | Gr. 10-12                      
  • WashingtonJust Us Kids
    Daycare / Preschool
    625 Indiana Ave Nw
    WashingtonDC 20004
    (202)353-3300
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.8 mi | 75 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • WashingtonCornerstone Christian School
      (Christian)
    Po Box 754
    WashingtonIN 47501
    (812)254-2747
      (Christian)
    0.8 mi | 52 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • WashingtonMetropolitan Washington High School
      (Baptist)
    Po Box 42651
    WashingtonDC 20015
    (213)281-6952
      (Baptist)
    0.8 mi | 15 students | Gr. PK                      
  • WashingtonDot Child Development Center
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    800 Independence Ave Sw
    WashingtonDC 20591
    (202)267-7672
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    0.9 mi | 18 students | Gr. K                      

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