Roots Activity Learning Center

  • The mission of Roots Activity Learning Center is to promote and secure the connection of mother Africa within our children, to prepare students to break the chains of psychological conditioning that attempts to keep them powerless in all phases of society, provide students with a strong African-centered learning environment, guide students toward academic excellence, exemplary character and social responsibility, and encourage success leading to self-reliance and economical, social and political contributions to society.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students41 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade Roots Activity Learning Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio21:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Washington
    Grades: PK-8 | 182 students
    8.6 miles
    220 Highview Place Se
    Washington, DC 20032
    (202)562-7070
    8.6 PK-8
    182
  • Washington
    Kingsbury Day School
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 162 students
    1.7 miles
    5000 14th St Nw
    Washington, DC 20011
    (202)722-5555
    1.7 PK-12
    162
  • Washington
    Grades: PK-8 | 338 students
    2.1 miles
    1640 Kalmia Road NW
    Washington, DC 20012
    (202)577-2000
    2.1 PK-8
    338
  • Clinton
    Grades: PK-12 | 495 students
    15.7 miles
    6501 Surratts Road
    Clinton, MD 20735
    (301)868-1600
    15.7 PK-12
    495
  • District Heights
    Grades: 9-12 | 880 students
    10.2 miles
    6800 Marlboro Pike
    District Heights, MD 20747
    (301)735-8401
    10.2 9-12
    880

School Reviews

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Great school for Africans educational needs. Time to infuse Africanism in our curricular is now. God willing, there will be a model of Roots in Nigeria before the next academic year. I hope there will b great support from Mother Root, USA.
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