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Read our latest issue of DC Public Charter Schools Now

It’s been another great year of public charter school authorizing in Washington, DC! This year has been a great success, and we invite you to take a look at the progress we and our public charter schools have made to ensure every student receives a quality education.

The 2017-2018 School Year is quickly approching. Check out the list below to see when your school starts school. For more information, contact your school directly. 

The DC Public Charter School will meet on Monday July 17.  Read this month agenda.  

Celebrating National Summer Learning Day at DC Public Charter Schools. 

We seek parents of currently enrolled public charter school students to join our Parent Council.

Vacant seats analysis in DC

Where our students travel to and from to attend Tier 1 schools

Congresswoman Norton recognized the accomplishments of some of DC's brightest students as they begin their life journeys at the United States' service academies. This year, Aaron Figueroa, a student at Washington Latin will head to the U.S. Force Academy Prep School. 

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Public charter school students tend to travel farthest to the schools in the highest demand, which are located in Wards 4, 5, and 6.


More than a dozen public charter schools will offer enrichment, credit recovery and summer bridge programming  this summer.  Here is a partial listing of programs, please contact the school to learn more.  

Celebrating the Class of 2017 - May 24, 2017 List of 2017 Graduation Ceremonies for DC Public Charter Schools.

Washington, D.C. -- DC Public Charter School Board (DC PCSB) voted May 22 to approve three out of eight applications for new public charter schools for the 2018-19 academic year.

Where public charter school students live and go to school in 2016-2017

The Board will hold its monthly meeting on Monday May 22 at Mundo Verde PCS.  Read the agenda and/or watch the webcast.  

Due to SafeTrack Surge 15, the Orange Line Metrorail service will not operate between the Stadium-Armory and New Carrollton stations from Tuesday, May 16 to Thursday, June 15, 2017.

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week Every day teachers across the country inspire and motivate students to reach their potential. In DC, public charter schools employ about 3,250 teachers. We reached out to a few of them to learn more about why they love their public charter school.

The DC Public Charter School Board (DC PCSB) voted 6-1 to continue the charter of LAYC Career Academy PCS. The school will continue to operate under more rigorous and measurable goals.  

The Board will hold a special meeting.  The meeting begins at 4:30 p.m. and will webcast.  

DC City Council, National Charter Schools Week, DC Charter School Board

DC City Council Officially Recognizes National Charter Schools Week. 

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The Board will hold a meeting to discuss and hear from the public about the proposed new charter applications.  

Video on charter school authorizers working to expand and ensure all students have access to quality schools.