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Preparatory School of the District of Columbia is a private high school in Washington. The principal of Preparatory School of the District of Columbia is Betty North and can be contacted at theprepartoryschoolofdc@yahoo.com. 100 students attend Preparatory School of the District of Columbia and identify as Black, non-Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. The student to teacher ratio at Preparatory School of the District of Columbia is 9:1. Hospitality Senior High PCS is one of the nearest high schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School
Black, non-Hispanic 87%
White, non-Hispanic 12%
Hispanic 1%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (9 months ago)

    Prep school of DC Ms. Linda Zaki contracted with us to prepare and deliver lunches to her school from March 18 2013 to May 15 2013 when we stopped service because food service bills WERE NEVER PAID. No return phone calls or acknowledgement of the debt to date. IF YOUR CHILD GOES HERE OR IS CONSIDERING ATTENDING YOU MAY WANT TO FIND OUT WHAT THEY ARE SERVING FOR FOOD AND WHO IS PREPARING IT. JEFFERY'S CATERING OF ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA IS NOT.

  • (10 months ago)

    This school has went down hill. There are plenty of free PCS/DCPS schools that are better choices. I would not recommend sending your child here. If you are like me and put in all the work in order to help your child get a scholarship to attend a Private school please do your research. I should have but did not. I recommend standing outside the school around 3 and talking to parents who are waiting for their children to be dismissed for the day. Also I recommend observing the students after dismissal as these are the children your child will be going to school with. On many occasions I observed students cursing being disrespectful the young girls calling each other "female dogs" etc. The students know that their parents would not approve but they feel that they can get away with it at school. The school is extremely worried about whether your child has on the correct uniform shoes tie shirt etc. and you will be charged $5 every time your child is not in full uniform. This school is ran like a dictatorship the Dictator being its' principal. The staff including teachers will quietly voice their concerns regarding the principal if you ask them and promise not to quote them.

  • (1 year ago)

    This school is absolutely a joke. This school focus more on the uniform policy than on the academics for these kids. The teacher is clearly not qualify to teach lessons that they are being paid to teach and the children is less engage with their lack of teaching. This school have the nerves to be a private school when in fact this school is worst than most public school in the district. The principal is very aggressive to the younger children and that truly bothers me. If you are looking for a school with high academics level PSDC is not for you. If you are looking for a school base on uniform structures then PSDC is your choice. There priority of a school has not met my expectation and this school needs to come to a closure.

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