Community

Aiton Elementary is proud to partner with the following organizations:

Common Threads - Through cooking and nutrition programs and curriculum, Common Threads helps prevent childhood obesity and reverse the trend of generations of non-cookers, while celebrating cultural differences and the things people all over the world have in common.

Reading Partners - Reading Partners has been part of the educational landscape in Washington, DC since 2010, when it first began placing community volunteers in schools to help students master essential reading skills. Their one-on-one tutoring model empowers students to succeed in reading and in life by engaging community volunteers to provide individualized, personal attention to each student in our program.

The Literacy Lab - The Literacy Lab provides reading intervention for students in grades Pre-K3 through 2.

Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation -  The mission of the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation is to make a positive and measurable impact in the lives of children in our community. Since its start in 2000, the Foundation has given back more than $16M to the community, focusing primarily in the areas of education, community outreach and health and wellness.

Higher Achievement - By leveraging the power of communities, Higher Achievement’s proven model provides a rigorous year-round learning environment, caring role models, and a culture of high expectations, resulting in college-bound scholars with the character, confidence, and skills to succeed.

DC Arts & Humanities Education Collaborative - The DC Collaborative advances equitable access to high-quality learning opportunities in the arts and humanities for all DC public and public charter school students and their teachers.

Washington Tennis & Education Foundation - WTEF is dedicated to building life champions through tennis and academic excellence. We work to give underserved kids a safe environment they trust and where they can excel. We empower our students to achieve their highest potential by developing meaningful values and critical life skills that will lead them to success.

Live It Learn It - Provides experiential learning for students in grades 3 through 5.

DC Department of Behavioral Health - The Department of Behavioral Health provides prevention, intervention and treatment services and supports for children, youth, and adults with mental and/or substance use disorders including emergency psychiatric care and community-based outpatient and residential services.

Howard University Capstone Institute - Provides students and stakeholders with professional development services, classroom support and technical assistance, tutorial services, psychosocial support, classroom management techniques, and opportunities for community engagement.

Bank Street College of Education - The mission of Bank Street College is to improve the education of children and their teachers by applying to the education process all available knowledge about learning and growth, and by connecting teaching and learning meaningfully to the outside world.

Deloitte - The Deloitte network is committed to driving societal change and promoting environmental sustainability. Working in innovative ways with government, non-profit organizations, and civil society, Deloitte is designing and delivering solutions that contribute to a sustainable and prosperous future for all.