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Kendall Demonstration Elementary School


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(202) 250-2761 (Videophone)
(202) 651-5206 (Voice)
(202) 651-5646 (Fax)
(202) 651-5425 (en Español)

Kendall Demonstration Elementary School (KDES) is a day school serving deaf and hard of hearing students from birth through grade 8. Tuition is free and students come from the Metropolitan Washington, D.C. area. We are fully accredited by two organizations:

  • Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Conference of Educational Administrators of Schools and Programs for the Deaf

We are the demonstration elementary school of the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center. Check out the Model Secondary School for the Deaf page to learn more about our companion high school.


800 Florida Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002


800 Florida Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002