Powell Elementary School provides learning experiences for students in pre-kindergarten through grade five. The school s library media center enables students and staff to effectively locate and use information, as well as encourages lifelong learning. Powell Elementary School provides academic instruction in language arts, health and physical education, music, math, science, social studies, and speech and language. The school s staff includes counselors, reading specialists and certified teachers. It has a certified library media specialist that directs the learning resource center, which houses supplemental multimedia materials and a variety of recreational and informational reading selections. Powell Elementary School is a part of the District of Columbia Public Schools and is located in Washington, D.C.