- The largest FoodPrints school garden in DC;
- Outdoor classroom space;
- Rain gardens; and
- Shade trees.
These features allow rainwater to stay on site and soak into the ground. Natural processes help remove pollutants that harm the Potomac and Anacostia Rivers and the Chesapeake Bay. They also provide teachers with an outdoor classroom to provide students with hands-on learning opportunities in many areas of study, including ecology, gardening, and water conservation.