Mamie D. Lee School-An Autonomous School in DCPS

Mamie D. Lee School-An Autonomous School in DCPS Meeting the unique educational, physical, social, emotional, and communication needs of students with intellectual disabilities since 1971. Our unique school design offers rigorous academic instruction, as well as classes in Adaptive Aquatics, Therapeutic Music and Art, Social Skills, Communication and Job Training.

Mamie D. Lee has an apartment within our school where students learn to cook, clean, and live independently. We also have an outdoor classroom, community garden, an afterschool program and by far boast the largest number of students who participate in Special Olympics each year! In January of 2011, Mamie D. Lee received the designation of Autonomous School, providing our school community with the opportunity to create unique and innovative experiences for our students. Founded in September of 1971, our school has celebrated a rich tradition of providing high-quality services to students with intellectual disabilities for forty years. We have a well-qualified team of professionals, a committed and active PTA, and hands-down the very best students in the entire world! We are home to the MIGHTY, MIGHTY WILDCATS!

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Greetings to all and thank you for visiting our page. Mamie D. Lee School closed its doors on June 19, 2015. Our students will be attending River Terrace Education Campus. Please search for River Terrace EC to become familiar and informed about our new school and LIKE our page.

Please come support our students!In Just Be, Artistic Director Shannon Quinn leads ReVision dance company in exploring t...
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Please come support our students!

In Just Be, Artistic Director Shannon Quinn leads ReVision dance company in exploring the raw emotions and life experiences of working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The audience joins the company in focusing on the abilities of individuals, instead of the challenges and stereotypes associated with disability.

Featuring guest performers from the Mamie D. Lee School, a video of The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region students and guest choreographer Sandra C. Atkinson, Just Be will challenge your preconceptions and demonstrate the positive power of dance on the lives of everyone.

Saturday, April 27 at 8pm* FAMILY SERIES: Sunday, April 28 at 7pm In Just Be, Artistic Director Shannon Quinn leads ReVision dance company in exploring the


Shout out to the Ladies of Alpha Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated for inviting the young ladies of Mamie D. Lee to attend their 21st Annual Woman to Woman Conference- "Sisters Let's Talk...Redefining Our Goals, Advancing Towards Unprecedented Heights". Thank you for having us be a part of such an empowering event.


100 Gallatin St NE (On The Corner Of Fort Totten Dr @ Gallatin Street)
Washington D.C., DC

Bus 60 (Fort Totten-Petworth Line) Metro Green/Red line: Fort Totten

General information

Visit school profile: Our Principal is Aimeé Cepeda Pressley.

Opening Hours

Monday 07:15 - 14:15
Tuesday 07:15 - 14:15
Wednesday 07:15 - 14:15
Thursday 07:15 - 14:15
Friday 07:15 - 14:15


(202) 576-6090


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