Spaces Available at Some of DC’s Highest Performing Public Charter Schools

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

For Immediate Release:  Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Contact: Tomeika Bowden (202) 328-5543

tbowden@dcpcsb.org

Spaces Available at Some of DC’s Highest Performing Public Charter Schools

Washington, D.C.  —  For the upcoming 2015-16 school year, there are seats still available at many of the District’s highest performing public charter schools, according to data compiled by My School DC for participating schools and a survey of Tier 1 schools conducted by PCSB for non-participating public charter schools. 

Charter schools that are ranked Tier 1 meet standards of high academic performance, according to PCSB’s Performance Management Framework (PMF) a tool used to rate schools based on student growth, student performance, attendance, reenrollment rate, and other factors.

As of July 8, there are a total of 140 spaces available at Tier 1 schools. Families should contact individual schools to confirm availability and to register. 

The following schools rated Tier 1 have available spaces as of July 8:

  • Achievement Prep PCS - Wahler Place Middle
    • 4th grade: 27
    • 5th grade: 18
  • Center City PCS - Shaw
    • PK4: 5
    • K: 4
    • 1st grade: 4
    • 2nd grade: 2
    • 3rd grade: 9
    • 4th grade: 2
    • 5th grade: 7
    • 6th grade: 3
    • 7th grade: 1
  • Cesar Chavez PCS for Public Policy - Parkside High School
    • 9th grade: 20
    • 10th grade: 28
  • KIPP DC - WILL Academy PCS
    • 5th grade: 10