Former DC PCSB board chair, John H. “Skip” McKoy, receives an award for exceptional service.

DC PCSB's office will be closed on Friday April 15 in observance of Emancipation Day. Please note some public charter schools will be open. Read more to learn your school's operating status. 

This month's board meeting is taking place on April 18 at 6 p.m. at Carlos Rosario International PCS (1100 Harvard St NW). 

DC PCSB's Parent Alumni Leadership Council (PALC) hosted a Charter Application Townhall to discuss the application process and the proposed new charter schools.

DC PCSB Board, staff, teachers and students speak at the FY2017 Budget Oversight Hearing.

Overall, there are 8,640 individual students on waitlists to attend one or more participating public charter schools in the 2016-17 school year, an 1.3% increase over last year’s 8,526 students.

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Students gained insight on career exploration and readiness, social skills development, and instruction in independent living and self-advocacy. 

Which school will you call "My School"? Learn more about how My School DC matches are calculated.

DC public charter school students enjoyed a trip to the White House.

On April 11 at 6:30 p.m., our Parent Alumni Leadership Council (PALC) will host the Charter Application Townhall at DC PCSB's office.

Finding the right building can be a challenge for DC’s public charter schools. 

If approved, the public charter schools would open in school year 2017-18.

We're celebrating the amazing women that have founded DC public charter schools.

A new index released identified seven DC public charter schools with small or nonexistent achievement gaps. 

This month's board meeting is on Tuesday, March 22 at 6:30 p.m. at DC PCSB's office.

In February, Shining Stars Montessori Academy PCS achieved the prestigious American Montessori Sociey Accreditation (AMS). Shining Stars Montessori Academy PCS is the only public Montessori school in Washington, DC to achieve the designation. 

Zoe Crute of Washington Latin PCS wins ski championship for U14 Women.

All DC public charter schools are open tomorrow.

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released the latest report evaluating the health of the public charter school movement in key states across the country.

DC PCSB Board, staff, teachers and students speak at the 2015 Performance Oversight Hearing.

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Spring break is around the corner. Below is a list of each DC public charter school's spring break.


For the past five years, American University has partnered with Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States to assess the implementation and impact of the 2010 Healthy Schools Act in Washington, DC. 

To celebrate the amazing people that contribute to the success of students at each public charter school, school leaders and staff are giving a shout out to some of the people that help make their school a great place.