Catherine C. Blackwell Institute
Points of Pride
“We cultivate a community of strong readers and literacy award winners. We offer culturally rich programming centered on African-American culture and history. We also pride ourselves on giving our students the individualized attention that each child deserves.”
Top Activities Offered
Afterschool Enrichment Program, Building Healthy Communities, Science, Literacy, and Math Night
"DPSCD schools are guided by a student code of conduct, supported by deans of culture, attendance agents and school culture facilitators, who take a whole-child approach to school safety. The District has a law enforcement agency and employs sworn police officers."