As the first African-American Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, The Right Rev John Thomas Walker took to heart his parents’ belief that education is the door to opportunity. That belief now informs the spiritual, intellectual, social, physical, and artistic development of boys in K through 5th grade at the school that bears his name. A tuition-free, rigorous academic program on the campus of THEARC, it provides boys of all faiths with a 7:30am to 6pm program, three meals a day, and 11 months of academic, cultural, and recreational activities – an essential combination given that 50% of children east of the river live below the poverty line. The boys may face an uphill battle, but they won’t face it alone. You can help turn boys into young men whom Bishop Walker would have been proud to know.
Awards & Recognition
Provisional membership in Independent Education, September 2014 - Present
COSEBOC Award Winner, April 2015 - Present
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