The Common Lottery is Open!
The DC public charter schools are public and tuition-free, open to all students, and they do not have selective entrance requirements. They offer District families a wide variety of quality educational choices. Families should complete a My School DC application to request space at participating public charter schools. My School DC is a common application and a common lottery for public charter schools and DC Public Schools (DCPS). Families can access the common application at My School DC.
For the 2017-18 school year, all DC public charter schools are participating in My School DC, with the exception of the following schools:
Academy of Hope Adult PCS
Carlos Rosario International PCS
Community College Preparatory Academy PCS
Goodwill Excel PCS
Kingsman Academy PCS
Latin American Montessori Bilingual PCS
LAYC Career Academy PCS
Mary McLeod Day Academy PCS
Maya Angelou PCS - High School
Maya Angelou PCS – Young Adult Learning Center
Monument Academy PCS
St. Coletta Special Education PCS
Sustainable Futures PCS
The Next Step PCS/El Proximo Paso PCS
December 12, 2017 - Application is open and available at My School DC.
February 1, 2017 - Application deadline for grades 9-12
March 1, 2017 Application deadline for grades PK3-8