Lincoln Park

138 12th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002

(202) 621-6581

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Lincoln Park

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AppleTree Early Learning Lincoln Park opened its doors at 12th street in 2011 after operating initially at a temporary location within Eastern High School. Lincoln Park campus is a vibrant campus, uniquely housed in a residential community in the heart of Capitol Hill.

Today, AppleTree Early Learning Lincoln Park is proud to serve 60 children in 3 classrooms. Lincoln Park values family involvement. Families are given the opportunity to participate in their children’s classroom on a regular basis, and we have parent workshops and trainings at least once a month. Our families have developed strong relationships with each other and our Parents At AppleTree (PAT) group is very active in planning activities and supporting the school.


Click here to view the 2019-2020 SY Instructional Calendar

Here is the Lincoln Park Parent Handbook for the 2019-2020 school year.

Visit AppleTree’s School Profile page at the Public Charter School Board to learn more about AppleTree’s Lincoln Park campus.

Visit here for more information regarding Lincoln Park’s School Meal Program.

AppleTree Institute will not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, gender identity or sexual orientation, or age in its programs, activities, or employment.  The following AppleTree employee has been designated to handle questions and complaints related to alleged discrimination: Director of Operations and Compliance, Tony Taylor at

Meet the Principal


Shirvon Smith has been an educator for the past 22 years. Prior to coming to AppleTree in 2018, she worked as a preschool teacher and a Dean of Students in Charlotte, North Carolina. Shirvon has a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, an administrative license in School Leadership, and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. She is excited to be a part of the AppleTree Lincoln Park family and she is looking forward to building relationships with families and staff.


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