Message from Principal Izabela Miller

“Amidon-Bowen Elementary school is serving 304 students this year. Our goal is to become a high performing elementary school in the city. We provide a rigorous, responsive, challenging, and joyous learning environment where every student develops a love for learning, innate curiosity and is eager to fully participate in the learning process.”

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Amidon-Bowen Elementary School…

  • Currently serves about 300 students in grades pre-school through fifth.
  • Is in its second year of restructuring and has already seen improvements in students mathematic and English Language Arts (ELA) test scores.
  • Has been working hard! Out of 114 students that took the math assessment exam, 72% showed gains in their average performance. Two second grade students even scored a perfect 100%! Additionally, 61% of the students that took the ELA assessment showed significant gains.
  • Received a new library as a recipient of a Target School Library Makeover in partnership with The Heart of America Foundation® in 2011.
  • Click here to see Amidon-Bowen’s online school profile on the District of Columbia Public Schools web site.


How Can You Help Amidon-Bowen?


This school’s supply needs:

  • You can help by donating school supplies such as markers, dry erase markers and white board cleaner, copy paper and bulletin board decorations.
  • Amidon-Bowen is also in need of facial tissues, hand sanitizer and Lysol sprays to help keep the students and teachers germ-free!
  • The school could also use incentives and prizes for Saturday school.

Give the Gift of Books

Amidon-Bowen is currently seeking books for preschool through fifth grade. Specifically, they are searching for current, nonfiction titles.

  • Hold a book drive to collect new books for students at this school. Ask us how.
  • Ready to help now? Click here to donate to The Heart of America Foundation to purchase new books for students at this school. Every $2.50 donated purchases a new book for a student at Amidon-Bowen.

We’re excited to work with you!

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