Beacon House

Beacon House is an afterschool tutoring, mentoring and athletic program for children ages 5-18 located in Ward 5. We welcome all children and youth who come to our two centers located on the Edgewood Terrace apartment complex. We provide homework help, intensive tutoring, and college preparatory activities.

Office location: 

601 Edgewood St NE
Washington, DC



Support services: 

Academic skills
Art and music
College preparation
Homework help

DCPS schools served: 

  • Anacostia High School
  • Ballou High School
  • Benjamin Banneker High School
  • Cardozo High School at Meyer
  • Coolidge High School
  • Dunbar High School
  • Eastern High School
  • H.D. Woodson High School
  • Kelly Miller Middle School
  • LaSalle-Backus Education Campus
  • Luke C. Moore High School
  • McKinley Technology High School
  • Noyes Education Campus
  • Phelps Architecture, Construction, and Engineering High School
  • Roosevelt High School
  • School Without Walls High School
  • Shaw Middle School at Garnet-Patterson
  • Spingarn High School
  • Stuart-Hobson Middle School
  • Truesdell Education Campus
  • Walker-Jones Education Campus
  • Washington Metropolitan High School
  • Wilson High School

DC public charter schools served: 

  • Achievement Preparatory Academy PCS
  • Capital City Public Charter School Upper
  • Cesar Chavez PCS - Capitol Hill
  • Community Academy PCS Amos III
  • D.C. Preparatory PCS - Edgewood Middle
  • Hope Community PCS Tolson
  • KIPP DC: WILL Academy
  • Mary McLeod Bethune PCS - Brookland
  • Maya Angelou PCS Lower
  • Maya Angelou PCS Upper
  • Meridian PCS
  • Options PCS
  • Paul PCS
  • Perry Street Prep (formerly HYDE PCS)
  • Thurgood Marshall Academy PCS
  • Washington Math Science and Technology
  • William E Doar PCS - Edgewood

Hours of Operation: 

After school
Weekends and holidays

Days of Operation: 

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Months of Operation: 

Year round

DC wards served: 

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Ages served: 


Grades served: