National Children's Center

6200 2nd St Nw,
Washington, DC, 20011-0202
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
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
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

Academics and Faculty

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

Nearby 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)
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  • Washington Roots Activity Learning Center
    (Nonsectarians)
    6222 N Capitol St Nw
    Washington , DC , 20011
    (202)882-5155
    (Nonsectarians)
    0.2  mi  |  57  students  |  Gr.  3-9
  • Takoma Park John Nevins Andrews School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    117 Elm Ave
    Takoma Park , MD , 20912
    (301)270-1400
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    0.7  mi  |  214  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • Washington Bridges Babies    
    (Nonsectarians)
    6127 Georgia Ave Nw
    Washington , DC , 20011
    (202)829-1901
    (Nonsectarians)
    0.8  mi  |  160  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Washington
    The Bridges Academy
    (Nonsectarians)
    6119 Georgia Ave Nw
    Washington , DC , 20011
    (202)829-1901
    (Nonsectarians)
    0.8  mi  |  157  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Washington
    Nativity Catholic Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    6008 Georgia Avenue Nw
    Washington , DC , 20011
    (202)723-3322
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.8  mi  |  217  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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