As we celebrate 20 years, here's our progress. In school year 2016-17, 65 nonprofits operate 118 schools that educate students living in every ward in the city, up from three schools in 1996.
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.
School Equity Reports display a three-year trend of public school students, DCPS and public charter schools, consistently doing better overall.
Read our latest issue of DC Public Charter Schools Now