About Us

The Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science (MS)² is a public charter school committed to academic excellence, with a specific focus on mathematics and science. It is located at 405 Howard Place, NW, on the main campus of Howard University.


To provide a sound foundation in all academic subjects, and a concentration in mathematics and science.


  • An academic model designed to prepare middle school students for college and careers in math, science, and engineering;
  • Highly qualified instructional staff with ongoing professional development;
  • A technology-enabled school designed specifically for middle school students with the benefit of being located on an elite college campus;
  • A longer school day with accelerated instructional programs;
  • A wide variety of after-school enrichment activities developed by Howard University faculty and staff;
  • Small class sizes with a low student to teacher ratio;
  • Technology-related learning opportunities for parents; and
  • Active parent and community involvement in support of high student achievement.


Nurturing the intellectual, social, and emotional growth of each student through an enriched curriculum;

Providing a unique educational environment that will prepare students to succeed in high school and beyond by fostering scholarship and excellence;

Providing a comprehensive approach to staff development for adults, and meaningful parent and community involvement;

Demonstrating high achievement for students, teachers, and participating community partners.


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