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Thomson Elementary School

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Tel: (202) 898-4660


1200 L St NW

Washington, DC 20005

As we teach math, science, reading, writing and more, we seek to build students who are reflective thinkers, problem solvers, and risk takers. 

Carmen Shepherd


Welcome to Thomson

 Elementary School

Dear Thomson Families,

We realize that this is an uncertain time, as our city grapples with the coronavirus (COVID-19). Despite the challenges and concerns this situation presents, we want to assure you that the DC Public Schools (DCPS) developed a solid plan to ensure that your child's education continues during a period of school closure. 

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Mar 24, 2020

NEW: Distance Learning Period Begins

Tuesday, March 24 to Friday, April 24 — Students will participate in distance learning.

Apr 27, 2020

School Begins

Classes will resume on Monday, 4/27.

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Distance Learning Materials

Starting March 25: Thomson will be a student meal distribution site

Meals can be picked up from Thomson starting MARCH 25. Information about meal distribution may be found here.

Free Internet

Spectrum is offering free Internet access to families. For more information, call: 1-844-488-8398.

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Thomson Elementary School is a rigorous multi-cultural environment where students grow into global citizens possessing a sense of inquiry, values, and a desire for high academic achievement.

 Thomson is a safe and welcoming learning community where:

  • Students are motivated to take charge of their own learning and invested in their own success;

  • Staff and community members are leaders who work together to encourage and inspire all students and one another towards their highest potential; and

  • Teaching and learning are exciting, relevant, & challenging