The Board of Trustees, Chief Executive Officer, faculty, and staff are committed to providing a strong single-sex public education alternative for girls living and learning in Washington, DC.  The Founding members of Excel Academy firmly believe that all students can achieve great academic success.  They are determined to provide girls in Washington DC with the highest quality single-sex education possible.


Excel Academy PCS is located in Washington, D.C. east of the river, in the heart of Anacostia, a historic African-American neighborhood. Abolitionist Frederick Douglass lived in Anacostia, which was one of the first homesteads established by the Freedman’s Bureau for newly freed slaves. To learn more about Anacostia’s rich and diverse history, visit the Anacostia MuseumCultural Tourism DC, or the National Register of Historic Places.


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