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  • 1:7 Early childhood teacher-student ratio
  • 59% Teachers of diverse heritage
  • 8/8 Wards represented in student body
  • 95% Admitted to top high school choice
  • 1 Tier ranking by DC PCSB
  • 472 Students: Preschool - 8th grade



Back To School 2018 Featured Photo

Back To School 2018

On the second day of school, students were asked, “What was the BEST thing about the first day of school this year?”
PARCC Scores Indicate Growth Featured Photo

PARCC Scores Indicate Growth

Yesterday, August 16th, 2018 the city announced results from the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) test.
Summertime at ITDS Featured Photo

Summertime at ITDS

The summer has been busy at 200 Douglas Street, NE! With students and teachers on summer break, the administration and operations team were hard at work preparing for the start of the 2018-2019 school year.


The teachers are great and teachers know things that they want to share with us. - ITDS Student, Kindergarten
You get to do activities instead of cramming everything in your mind. - ITDS Student, 4th Grade
"Students at ITDS take charge of their learning, ask questions, and feel ownership for what they learn." - ITDS Staff Member
"This is a place where students, teachers, and families work together to ensure that every child thrives" - ITDS Staff Member
"This school has a lot of school spirit and a lot of fun events for the students." - ITDS Student, 3rd Grade
"We love this school and most importantly MY KIDS LOVE GOING TO SCHOOL!" - ITDS Parent
"I feel like we've found a school that genuinely supports our child's emotions and intellect. I am glad that we're part of this school and community." - ITDS Parent