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About Washington, DC


Where cosmopolitan living meets history and heritage

Washington, D.C. speaks for itself. As the capital of the United States, it is known the world over for its beautiful monuments, historic buildings, museums, and what is arguably the most famous house in the world-the White House. It is a uniquely cosmopolitan city with an international flair and a high standard of living. With its restaurants, art centers, culture, and nearby nature in and out of the city, it's no wonder so many people from around the world want to call D.C. home. Washington's Smithsonian Institute complex welcomes over 3 million visitors a year to its 14 museums, education and research facilities, all for free.

As the seat of all three branches of the federal government, Washington D.C. is well known for its federal job opportunities but there are also a wide variety of communities, areas and interesting sites as expected for a cosmopolitan city. Whether you are at the Wharf or catching a baseball game at National's stadium, there is so much to see and do in the city.

If you're looking for outdoor activities, you'll discover that the National Arboretum, National Zoo, Rock Creek Park, and the National Mall and Memorial Parks are places you can escape to, while still being in the city. Washington D.C. has extensive public transportation and, due in part to its grid-like orientation, it is a very walkable city as well so it easy to explore without driving.

Washington D.C. may be most famous for its row houses but if you looking for a modern condo for sale in downtown D.C. or an old brick house for sale in gorgeous Georgetown, the city has everything available to meet a wide range of needs and price points.

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Elementary Schools near Washington, DC

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Francis Stevens Education Campus PK - 08 588 10 20003
Friendship Blow-pierce Elementary & Middle Pcs PK - 08 570 17 20002
Friendship Chamberlain Elementary & Middle Pcs PK - 08 700 16 20003
Two Rivers Pcs PK - 08 900 6 20002
Tyler Elementary School PK - 05 530 10 20003
Watkins Elementary School 01 - 05 540 15 20003

Middle Schools near Washington, DC

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Eliot-hine Middle School 06 - 08 262 12 20002
Friendship Pcs Blow-pierce Middle PK - 08 620 9 20002
Friendship Pcs Chamberlain Middle PK - 08 762 8 20003
Kipp Dc Northeast Academy Pcs 05 - 08 307 18 20002
Mckinley Middle School 06 - 08 240 9 20002
Two Rivers Pcs Middle School 06 - 08 300 14 20002

High Schools near Washington, DC

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Dunbar High School 09 - 12 663 15 20002
Eastern High School 09 - 12 796 8 20003
Kingsman Academy 06 - 12 497 5 20003
Mckinley Technology High School 09 - 12 651 14 20002
Phelps Architecture, Construction, And Engineering High School 09 - 12 322 10 20002

Ungraded Schools near Washington, DC

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Eagle Academy Public Charter School - New Jersey Avenue Campus PK - 03 170 11 20003
Harmony Dc Public Charter School Of Excellence KG - 05 150 15 20002
Kipp Dc Connect Academy PK - PK 325 12 20002
Kipp Dc Spring Academy KG - KG 101 0 20002
St. Coletta Special Education Pcs UG - UG 300 6 20003

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