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The DC Public Charter School Board (DC PCSB) voted 5-1-1 this evening to revoke the charter of National Collegiate Preparatory Public Charter High School, effective at the end of the 2019-20 school year.

National School Choice Week is here! The commemorative week is scheduled for January 20 – 26, 2019 and we're excited to celebrate all the diverse school options available in Washington, DC!

Tonight, the board will hear from families, students and National Collegiate PCHS representatives during the school's public hearing.  Last month the board voted to begin revocation proceedings on the school.  Read more

School to close at the end of the 2018-19 school year.  

DC’s public charter schools are independently run public schools operated by a nonprofit that gets greater flexibility over its operations in exchange for increased performance accountability.

On Saturday December 15, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business held its 2018 District of Columbia Public School Leaders Executive Master’s in Leadership (EML) Commencement Ceremony.

Two Harlem Globetrotters team members, Zeus and Bulldog, visited Roots Public Charter School on December 11 to celebrate Virginia McLaurin’s, 109th birthday. Ms. McLaurin is a foster grandparent at the school. This centenarian is also known for dancing with the Obama’s when she was 106.

DC Public Charter Schools will not be impacted by the Federal government shutdown. 

Summary of Board decisions on 7 Charter Schools at December 2018 meeting. 

December Board Meeting 2018

DC Charter School Board is meeting for December 2018. 

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Focus group training on preventing sexual abuse. 

Status Updates for DC Public Charter Schools due to the State Funeral of George H. W Bush on Wednesday, December 5.

Read our latest issue of DC Public Charter Schools Now

Best Practice Award Winners

School to open in 2021-22 in Ward 8

Every public charter school in Washington, DC gets a 15-year contract, called a “charter,” that holds the school accountable to applicable law and performance standards. 

Weather Status Updates for all DC Public Charter Schools on Thursday, November 15, 2018. 

Graduation rates are the number of students graduating from high school in four years (even though some graduates take longer). The four-year rate for this past 2017-18 academic year for public charter school students was 72.4%, a slight drop of 1.0% - from 73.4%.

Graduation rates are the number of students graduating from high school in four years. 

More Students Attend Public Charter Schools this Year, While Market Share Declines For the First Time. 

School Quality Report Update