Principal's Message

Greetings Jackson-Reed Community,

As we conclude this school year, I want to thank you for your continued support and partnership. Your involvement and dedication have been crucial to our students' success and well-being. It has been a remarkable year, and we are grateful for your trust in us to educate and care for your children.

I wish you and your family a season filled with joy, relaxation, and cherished moments together this summer. Additionally, to all the fathers and father figures in our community, I wish you a very happy Father's Day!  Please remember to visit our school website frequently for ongoing updates, important information, and resources to help keep your children engaged over the summer. Thank you once again for being an integral part of our school community.


We look forward to welcoming you back for another fantastic year in the fall!

Tigers R.O.A.R.
Sah Brown

National Honor Society Applications for SY2024-2025 Open!

Rising Seniors and Juniors can now apply for membership in Jackson-Reed High School's chapter of the National Honor Society. All necessary information regarding the application process as well as links for the application can be found on our school website. The deadline for Senior applicants is Friday, September 13th, 2024 and for Junior applicants it's Friday, October 4th, 2024. If your student has any questions, please have them contact the co-sponsors, Ms. Munoz ( in room 224 and Mr. Heckler ( in room 215.

SY 2024-2025 School Counselors

Please see next school year's grade-level assignments for the Jackson-Reed School Counseling Team. (UPDATED)
  • Class of 2025: Laurie Ligon, Patrice Maites, and Ramona Singletary-Robertson
  • Class of 2026: Taylor Larmouth and Aubrey Roach
  • Class of 2027: Alexandra Amaya and Chandini Gupta
  • Class of 2028: Darrance Gillion and Carol Walker-Brogdon

SAT, PSAT, and AP Exam Accommodations

Did you know that if your student has an IEP or 504 plan they cannot automatically get their accommodations on College Board tests (SAT, PSAT, and AP exams)?


In order to get their accommodations applied to these tests for next school year (and beyond), please fill out this accommodations request consent form and email it to Ms. Wells at College Board requires at least 7 weeks for processing so please submit the form as soon as possible to ensure accommodations get approved before fall testing.

Help the PTSO Reach their Goal!

It’s not too late to support the JRHS community! We hope you will consider donating to help us reach our $150K goal before the last day of school!

The Jackson-Reed Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO) supports funding requests from teachers, administrators, staff and student groups with grants that meet the needs of our community.

UDC International Business and Global Entrepreneurship Summer Camp

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, this camp is for students in grades 9-12. The cost of the summer camp is $199; for DCPS students, $179.

  • Dates: June 24-28, 2024, 10 am-2:30 pm
  • Location: University of the District of Columbia, 4200 Connecticut Avenue, Washington DC 20008
  • Questions?: Contact us at (202) 274-7138 or JHUA@UDC.EDU
  • Register Here


Teen Museum Council

Teen Museum Council is an intensive program for D.C.-area teens (grades  9–12) who are interested in developing leadership skills, learning about themselves through portraiture and art and making the Portrait Gallery an engaging place for teenagers.
TMC members have the opportunity to take part in a variety of activities including creating teen-centered events and participating in workshops and training sessions with museum professionals.The group meets once a week during the school year and requires a year-long commitment. Students can receive community service hours for their participation.
  • NOTEApplications will be accepted until June 28, 2024 for the 24-25 Academic Year

Teen Futures 2024 at the Portrait Gallery

Teen Futures 2024 at the Portrait Gallery is a 4-day camp for teens June 24-27, 2024. From 10:30-3:30 each day, Students will activate their potential by considering intersections between the National Portrait Gallery's special exhibitions and museum careers. The four daylong workshops will involve close looking, creative writing and art, mindfulness activities, meeting museum professionals and college interns in interactive panels.


Connect with peers who share your interests and dive into thought-provoking art-making and writing about what lies ahead in your life and career. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to envision 2024 and beyond in a creative and inspiring setting. Free and open to teens 14-17!

Additional Information

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