Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Achievement Prep will be closing following the guidance of the Mayor. All Achievement Prep campuses will be closed starting Monday, March 16th through Friday, May 29th. During the closure, Achievement Prep will stay in close communication with all Achievement Prep staff, families, and scholars about our plans to reopen schools for the 2020-2021SY.


In our ongoing efforts to address community health risks and ensure the continuity of learning for our scholars, Achievement Prep will follow an updated schedule between March 16th and May 29th.

  • Monday, March 16 — Teachers and staff will report to school to plan for remote learning. No school for scholars.
  • Tuesday, March 17 to Monday, March 23 — Achievement Prep will take its Spring Break for scholars and teachers. There will no longer be a Spring Break period in April.
  • Tuesday, March 24 to Friday, May 29 — Scholars will participate in remote learning.
  • Friday, May 29 — End of Q4 and last day of school
    • 8th-grade virtual graduation ceremony
    • 3rd-grade virtual promotion ceremony
    • Last day of school

Remote Learning:

On March 13, 2020 your scholar received materials to support remote learning and on April 1st scholars will have access to round 2 of scholar materials.

These materials will also be available for pick up from your scholar’s campus on Monday, April 1st from 10am until 3pm. If you cannot come in person to pick up materials, please download the materials here or email your campus at the address below and we will send you materials electronically:

  • WALKERS: go to tot lot playground in front of the ES building at 908 Wahler Place SE.
  • DRIVE-UP: pull in to the school parking lot – staff will provide you with materials (no need to get out of the car).

ES Campus (k-3) –
MS campus (4th – 8th)

Teacher Office Hours:

Our Platinum Teachers will hold office hours from 9am – 11am and 2pm – 4pm daily to support scholar learning beginning Monday, April 6th at 9am.  Please take advantage of these virtual office hours via ZOOM.  These are meant for you, as family members to ask questions, or scholars can log on directly and get support from their teachers and peers. 

The District has negotiated with Comcast for all households to receive free Internet Essentials for two months. Please click this link – to learn more and how to access this service in your home.

Meals during school closure:

For those families with children 18 years of age and younger, meal service will be available from 10am – 2pm daily at the following locations:

School Name Address Ward
Anacostia High School 1601 16th Street SE 8
Ballou High School 3401 4th Street SE 8
Banneker High School 800 Euclid Street NW 1
Brookland Middle School 1150 Michigan Avenue NE 5
Cardozo Education Campus 1200 Clifton Street NW 1
Columbia Heights Education Campus 3101 16th Street NW 1
Coolidge High School 6315 5th Street NW 4
Eastern High School 1700 East Capitol Street NE 6
Jefferson Middle School 801 7th Street SW 6
McKinley Education Campus 151 T Street NE 5
Woodson High School 540 55th Street NE 7

Scholar Medication:
All medicine held at the school will be available for pick up today, Friday, March 13th until 4:30pm, and at the school on Monday, March 16th from 8 am – 11am. If you cannot make it to the school during these hours, please email the following email:

ES Campus (k – 3) –
MS campus (4th – 8th)

Who to contact:
Because the school buildings will be closed for deep cleaning, we will not be at the school to answer your questions directly. If you have questions or concerns, please use contact information below:

ES Campus (k – 3) –
Phone: Yolanda Barber, Principal at 202-807-9162

MS campus (4th – 8th)
Phone: Cyrkle Lomax, Principal at 202-738-3050

Latest Updates

At Achievement Prep (APrep), we are committed to ensuring the well-being of our students. Communicating about issues that impact school communities is important to fostering strong partnerships with families, and we will continue to provide updates around coronavirus (also known as COVID-19). Visit for more information.

IMPORTANT UPDATE: End of School Year and New Learning Materials (April 22, 2020)

IMPORTANT UPDATE: School will not reopen this school year (April 17, 2020)

School Closure Plan for APrep Families Presentation (April 15, 2020)

Press Release: Achievement Prep Academy COVID-19 (April 2, 2020)

Important Updates – Notice and Learning Materials – UPDATED (March 31, 2020)

Important Updates – Notice and Learning Materials (March 30, 2020)

COVID-19 Family Update (March 20, 2020)

Our Actions Update (March 19, 2020)

Additional Details for School Closure (March 13, 2020)

School Closure March 16th – March 20th (March 13, 2020)

COVID-19 and School Prevention and Preparedness Letter (March 12, 2020)

Preventative Letter Update (March 3, 2020)

Need Support or Have Questions?

Please reach out to your scholar’s campus:

Elementary School

Phone: 202-562-1307 or Email:

Middle School

Phone: 202-562-1214 or Email:


Last updated Wednesday, April 22, 2020, at 4:47 pm EST.