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I would like to personally welcome every member of our community to Sousa Middle School. It is a tremendous honor and a pleasure to serve as principal of this special school. It is my goal to continually achieve ...

Mr. Clarence HumesPrincipal

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I would like to personally welcome every member of our community to Sousa Middle School. It is a tremendous honor and a pleasure to serve as principal of this special school. I consider the responsibility of providing a high quality education to our youth, our school's primary objective and a task of the highest importance.

News & Announcements

Local Sixth-Graders From Ward 7 Get Early College Experience

During the university’s annual Kids2College Shadow Day, students from John Philip Sousa Middle School and Cesar Chavez Public Charter Schools for Public Policy listened to lectures on early college awareness, academic skills for college success and career opportunities as they got acquainted with Georgetown’s campus and faculty.
School Fundraiser

Please support our school's fundraising efforts and enjoy the World's Finest Chocolate!
Snow Make-up Days

Changes have been made to the DCPS School Calendar due to this year's snow day closures and delays.
Open Enrollment April 1, 2014

John Philip Sousa Middle School is housed in a newly modernized building that highlights the school's proud history while simultaneously providing our students with a state-of-the-art facility. Our goal is to help our students become change agents in their communities and the world at-large.

We set extremely high expectations for our students and utilize technology to enrich our strong academic programs. We offer a variety of classes that push students to become productive citizens. Additionally, we provide resources that promote social growth and character development.
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