Lincoln Park

138 12th Street NE Washington, DC 20002

(202) 621-6581

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Lincoln Park

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.

In-Person School Tours

All AELPCS schools will hold in-person school tours by appointment only. Due to Covid-19, tours and enrollment appointments are at a maximum of 3-5 people at a time.

  • All school tours and in-person enrollment appointments are every Monday from 10:30am – 11:30am & 12:00pm – 1:00pm and Tuesday from 3:30pm – 4:30pm & 5:00pm – 6:00pm

For more information, please reach out to Latricia Irby, or call the campus at (202) 621-6581.

New Families: Please check out Family Connections for more information about AppleTree Schools:

Family Virtual Handbook SY20-21

Child Find Policy

Click here to view the Lincoln Park meal menu for June 2021

AELPCS Anti-Bullying Policy

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.

View the Lincoln Park 2019-2020 OSSE School Health Profile here

FY21 DCPCSB Lead In Water Sampling Results

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: Chief of Schools, Jamie Miles at

Meet the Principal

Daisha Wise

Daisha Wise began her educational career in Washington D.C. as a Prekindergarten Teacher. Ms. Wise spent six years teaching within the District of Columbia before accepting her new role as Resident Principal at AppleTree Schools. Ms. Wise has also served as a summer school principal and a member of the Early Childhood Task Force, where leaders come together to brainstorm and promote the common goal of increasing academic growth for our youth.

Ms. Wise holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Bowie State University and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from St. Thomas University. Her educational philosophy is based on her uncompromising belief that all students can learn, given a positive and safe environment, strong and knowledgeable leadership, a committed and focused educational team, an encouraging community, and a supportive family. All of which, AppleTree Schools possess.


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