Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center

Po Box 37012 Nmnh Rm Ce-g50 Mrc 184,
Washington, DC, 20013
     Tel: (202)633-1399
Grades: NS - PK | 18 students
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.
For those of us who enjoy learning new ideas through the wonders of museums, SEEC is an exciting experience.
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.
SEEC's educational philosophy encourages respect for the child and recognizes the unique nature of the individual.
Hands-on exploration and discovery, both in the classroom and the museum, offer a chance to construct knowledge from personal experience.
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)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - Prekindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 18 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 30%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
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 St. Albans School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is USDA Child Development Center (0.6 miles away)
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  • WashingtonDon Bosco Cristo Rey High School
      (Roman Catholic)
    Po Box 56481
    WashingtonDC20040
    (301)891-4750
      (Roman Catholic)
    0 mi | 241 students | Gr. 10-12                      
  • WashingtonSt. Albans School
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    Mount St Alban
    WashingtonDC20016
    (202)537-6435
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    0.4 mi | 576 students | Gr. 4-12                      
  • WashingtonUSDA Child Development Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    201- 14th Street SW
    WashingtonDC20250
    (202)205-1133
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.6 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • WashingtonJust Us Kids
    Daycare / Preschool
    625 Indiana Ave Nw
    WashingtonDC20004
    (202)353-3300
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.8 mi | 9 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • WashingtonCornerstone Christian School
      (Christian)
    Po Box 754
    WashingtonIN47501
    (812)254-2747
      (Christian)
    0.8 mi | 52 students | Gr. KG-12                      

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