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Often the Washington DC Charter Schools listed below will specify their special focus programs or curriculum in their Mission Statements. But, if you don't see a specific program listed, be sure to contact the school you are interested in for complete current info.

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DC Online Charter Schools & Online Classes

Many Washington DC Charter Schools now offer (or are considering) opportunities for Online Students, or have specific online charter school classes in addition to their regular attendance classes. Parents should contact each charter school they are interested in to find out exactly what online school opportunities might be offered currently, or in the future..

Washington DC Charter School Jobs Starting in October, 2019

Many Washington DC Charter Schools are still looking for qualified teachers and staff for immediate employment for their current and upcoming school year.

In addition to Fall replacement and substitute teachers, many Washington DC Charter Schools are looking for other Full and Part-time Fall positions, including: before and after school program activities specialists, custodial and maintenance staff, office staff, bus drivers, tech and media specialists, and marketing assistants.

Eventually, all our Washington DC Charter Schools wth available job openings, will be able to list all their employment opportunities as part of their complete directory listing.

In the meantime, if you are interested in working for any of the DC Charter Schools listed below, you should contact each school directly, as soon as possible.

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Arts and Technology Academy PCS
NE Washington, Washington DC

Visit Our Arts and Technology Academy PCS Website
202-398-6811
5300 Blaine Street
NE Washington, Washington DC

GRADES TAUGHT:
PK3-5

SCHOOL MISSION OR CORE OBJECTIVES/VALUES:
ATA has designed a program to meet students' needs and exceed their parents' dreams. The curricular mixture of academics, technology and the arts seeks to propel students beyond their economically depressed community. The arts form the foundation for building students' academic prowess as well as a way to connect students to the great artists and leaders who were nurtured within their community. The arts program includes dance, drama, visual art and music appreciation, offering extensive access to instrumental and vocal music, film production, and the role of technology within the arts industry. To meet its high expectations, ATA runs an extended, seven-and-a half-hour school day and an extended school year. The basics, reading and math, are taught using a comprehensive approach to instruction that includes the Workshop Model and Balanced Literacy Approach. A multicultural social studies curriculum invites students to explore the history of ideas and different cultures. Current technology is integrated into various aspects of the academic program. Students have access to after-school tutoring, homework assistance and other extended learning opportunities . By design, the school program reflects the strengths of their heritage and creates many ways for students to express themselves and excel.

*There are 17 More Washington DC Charter Schools Below


Washington DC K-12 Charter Schools Offer Before & After School Programs

Most Washington DC Charter Schools offer some top-notch before and after school care programs and activities, available to all students.

For Washington DC K and Pre-K Charter School Kids, before/after school care could be anything from supervised play time, to more creative arts and activities.

For older Elementary, Middle School and even High Schoolers, before and after school programs and activities run the gamut from challenging and fun performing arts programs, to designing computer games, to athletics and sports activities.

Be sure to ask each charter school EXACTLY what they offer (if anything) for their before and after school care activities, and of course, if there is any $$$ charge to participate.


DC Prep PCS - Edgewood Middle
NE Washington, Washington DC

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202-832-5700
701 Edgewood Street
NE Washington, Washington DC

GRADES TAUGHT:
4-8

SCHOOL MISSION OR CORE OBJECTIVES/VALUES:
DC Prep's Edgewood Middle campus is an award-winning, extended middle school serving students in grades 4-8. With a twin focus on rigorous academics and character development, DC Prep is preparing its graduates for success in top-tier high schools, college and beyond.

*There are 16 More Washington DC Charter Schools Below


Washington DC Charter Schools Offer New Educational Options for Washington DC Students and Families

Fall 2019-20 Update:

Washington DC Charter Schools now offer diverse student options such as: flexible student schedules, online classrooms, excellent before and after school activities, special interest concentrations (such as: computers, STEM or performing arts), and comprehensive programs for special needs students, to name just a few.

Many DC Charter Schools might mention some of these student options in their mission statements, but be sure to visit a school's website, or contact them directly for complete information.


Maya Angelou PCS - Evans High School
NE Washington, Washington DC

Visit Our Maya Angelou PCS - Evans High School Website
202-379-4335
5600 East Capitol Street
NE Washington, Washington DC

GRADES TAUGHT:
9-12

SCHOOL MISSION OR CORE OBJECTIVES/VALUES:
In 2007, the See Forever Foundation opened the first and only middle school in the District specifically designed to meet the needs of alternative students in grades 6-8. Having the Maya Angelou PCS - Evans Middle School located in the same building as the Maya Angelou - Evans High School presents See Forever/Maya Angelou with the opportunity to create the educational continuity and synergy between a middle school and high school that are the hallmarks of holistic educational approaches that support students families and communities.

*There are 15 More Washington DC Charter Schools Below


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Bridges PCS
NW Washington, Washington DC

Visit Our Bridges PCS Website
202-545-0515
1250 Taylor Street
NW Washington, Washington DC

GRADES TAUGHT:
PK3-PK4

SCHOOL MISSION OR CORE OBJECTIVES/VALUES:
Our mission is to provide an exemplary early childhood educational program for all preschoolers, with and without special needs. Our developmentally appropriate, family- and child-centered educational program nurtures students and expands their skills and abilities, building a foundation for lifelong learning. At Bridges we believe in the value of an educational experience shared by students of different backgrounds, interests and abilities. An inclusive education is beneficial to all of the students who have the opportunity to participate. Inclusion builds compassionate relationships among students, develops self-esteem in individuals, and develops the awareness that everyone has strengths and challenges. Ideally 50 percent of our student body will be typically developing, and 50 percent will have special needs. Bridges is an inclusive preschool and pre-K program for children ages 3-5.

*There are 14 More Washington DC Charter Schools Below


Capital City PCS
NW Washington, Washington DC

Visit Our Capital City PCS Website
202-808-9800
100 Peabody Street
NW Washington, Washington DC

GRADES TAUGHT:
PK3 - 4

SCHOOL MISSION OR CORE OBJECTIVES/VALUES:
Capital City Public Charter School enables a diverse group of students to meet high expectations, develop creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills, achieve a deep understanding of complex subjects, acquire a love of learning, along with a strong sense of community and character. We will graduate young adults who are self-directed, intellectually engaged and possess a commitment to personal and civic responsibility.

*There are 13 More Washington DC Charter Schools Below


Capital City PCS-High School
NW Washington, Washington DC

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202-808-9800
100 Peabody Street
NW Washington, Washington DC

GRADES TAUGHT:
9-12

SCHOOL MISSION OR CORE OBJECTIVES/VALUES:
Capital City Public Charter School enables a diverse group of students to meet high expectations, develop creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills, achieve a deep understanding of complex subjects, acquire a love of learning, along with a strong sense of community and character. We will graduate young adults who are self-directed, intellectually engaged and possess a commitment to personal and civic responsibility.

*There are 12 More Washington DC Charter Schools Below


Center City PCS
NW Washington, Washington DC

Visit Our Center City PCS Website
202-723-3322
6008 Georgia Avenue
NW Washington, Washington DC

GRADES TAUGHT:
PK4-8

SCHOOL MISSION OR CORE OBJECTIVES/VALUES:
The Center City Public Charter Schools (Center City PCS) empower our children for success through a rigorous academic program and strong character education while challenging students to pursue personal excellence in character, conduct, and scholarship in order to develop the skills necessary to both serve and lead others in the 21st century

*There are 11 More Washington DC Charter Schools Below


Community Academy PCS - CAPCS Online
NW Washington, Washington DC

Visit Our Community Academy PCS - CAPCS Online Website
540-788-1492
5 Thomas Circle
NW Washington, Washington DC

GRADES TAUGHT:
K-8

SCHOOL MISSION OR CORE OBJECTIVES/VALUES:
CAPCS and K12 have partnered to create DC's only online elementary school program. CAPCS Online uses the award-winning K12 curriculum to bring Core Knowledge lessons to life with a mixture of online and offline teaching tools including interactive animations, printed materials, original CDs, videos and hands-on materials for experiments and ongoing assessment.

*There are 10 More Washington DC Charter Schools Below


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Hospitality High PCS
NW Washington, Washington DC

Visit Our Hospitality High PCS Website
202-737-4150
1851 9th Street
NW Washington, Washington DC

GRADES TAUGHT:
9-12

SCHOOL MISSION OR CORE OBJECTIVES/VALUES:
Hospitality PCS was founded in 1998 through a partnership between the Hotel Association of Washington, DC, and other hospitality industry groups. The Washington Hospitality Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization that supports and manages the Hospitality PCS. The mission of the foundation and the school is to ensure that students have access to an excellent educational program designed to promote success in college and in the hospitality industry. The school is moving to 1851 9th Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20001 for the 2013-14 school year.

*There are 9 More Washington DC Charter Schools Below


Latin American Montessori Bilingual PCS
NW Washington, Washington DC

Visit Our Latin American Montessori Bilingual PCS Website
202-726-6200
1375 Missouri Avenue
NW Washington, Washington DC

GRADES TAUGHT:
PK3-5

SCHOOL MISSION OR CORE OBJECTIVES/VALUES:
Latin American Montessori Bilingual (LAMB) PCS offers a dual language (Spanish/English) immersion traditional Montessori program to children beginning at ages 3-4 and currently continuing through 5th grade. LAMB is the only dual language Montessori public charter school in the DC metropolitan area and one of only a few nationwide. The school currently has four primary classrooms of preschoolers, pre-kindergarteners, and kindergarteners (ages 3-6), three elementary classrooms of grades 1-3, and one upper elementary classroom with 4th and 5th graders.

*There are 8 More Washington DC Charter Schools Below


Washington Latin PCS - Upper School
NW Washington, Washington DC

Visit Our Washington Latin PCS - Upper School Website
202-223-1111
5200 2nd Street
NW Washington, Washington DC

GRADES TAUGHT:
9-12

SCHOOL MISSION OR CORE OBJECTIVES/VALUES:
Washington Latin PCS offers a challenging, classical education that is accessible to students throughout the District of Columbia.

*There are 7 More Washington DC Charter Schools Below


YouthBuild PCS
NW Washington, Washington DC

Visit Our YouthBuild PCS Website
202-319-0141
3014 14th Street
NW Washington, Washington DC

GRADES TAUGHT:
Adult Ed/GED (Age 16)
Adult Ed/GED (Age 24)

SCHOOL MISSION OR CORE OBJECTIVES/VALUES:
YouthBuild Public Charter School’s mission is to transform the lives of out-of-school youth by offering, in English and Spanish, an academic and vocational program, employability training and an opportunity for youth to perform community service by creating housing for the city’s low-income residents. The underlying philosophy of the school is that through education, young people at risk—even those who have experienced failure—can learn to respect themselves and lead lives with dignity as contributing members of society. The students at YouthBuild PCS transform their lives while building the community.

*There are 6 More Washington DC Charter Schools Below


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Achievement Prep Academy PCS - Middle
SE Washington, Washington DC

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202-562-1214
908 Wahler Place
SE Washington, Washington DC

GRADES TAUGHT:
4-8

SCHOOL MISSION OR CORE OBJECTIVES/VALUES:
Achievement Prep is a college-preparatory public charter school located in Southeast Washington, DC, serving students in grades 4 through 8. Achievement Prep's mission is to prepare students to excel as high-achieving scholars and leaders in high school, college and beyond. Achievement Prep closes the achievement gap in education, levels the economic playing field and prepares all students for a future of college success through a rigorous college preparatory curriculum focused on the core academic areas of reading, writing, math, science and social studies/history. The school model is purposefully and strategically designed to combat the 4th-grade slump by beginning its enrollment at this critical educational stage and by implementing a rigorous academic program focused on literacy intervention, remediation and acceleration. Not only are high academics priority at Achievement Prep, through its Be the Dream character and leadership education program, but Achievement Prep also focuses on the development and practice of its DREAM values (Determination, Respect, Enthusiasm, Accountability and Mastery).

*There are 5 More Washington DC Charter Schools Below


Eagle Academy PCS - New Jersey Avenue
SE Washington, Washington DC

Visit Our Eagle Academy PCS - New Jersey Avenue Website
202-459-6825
1017 New Jersey Avenue
SE Washington, Washington DC

GRADES TAUGHT:
PK3 - 2

SCHOOL MISSION OR CORE OBJECTIVES/VALUES:
Founded in 2003, Eagle Academy Public Charter School (PCS) was the first exclusively early childhood public charter school in Washington, DC. Our New Jersey Avenue campus educates children in PK3 through grade 1. The school approaches each child through a holistic framework. We educate the socio-emotional development of the child with equal vigor and comprehensiveness as the academic portion. The primary school program focuses on math and science, and incorporates these in all of the subjects taught at Eagle Academy PCS. Ours instructional program is thematic and allows children to master the various academic skills and knowledge within the context of thematic, child-centered play. Children progress at their own rate and are ready for the next grade level upon graduation.

*There are 4 More Washington DC Charter Schools Below


Friendship PCS - Chamberlain Elementary & Middle
SE Washington, Washington DC

Visit Our Friendship PCS - Chamberlain Elementary & Middle Website
202-547-5800
1345 Potomac Avenue
SE Washington, Washington DC

GRADES TAUGHT:
PK3-8

SCHOOL MISSION OR CORE OBJECTIVES/VALUES:
Chamberlain Elementary and Middle provides a rich learning environment purposely crafted to develop early academic success. Serving more than 700 students, Chamberlain has one of the strongest school performance records in the District of Columbia. In 2004-05, Chamberlain achieved the highest Stanford 9 reading and math test scores of all public elementary schools of similar demographics. These results follow six years of academic performance that exceed state goals. Chamberlain students were finalists in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, hosts for U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) during National Charter School Week, and ambassadors for National Breakfast Week. Students benefited from numerous educational partnerships including the Washington Performing Arts Society In-School Artist Residency Program, Kennedy Center Performance Program, the Toyota Book Initiative and Shakespeare Theater Text Alive!

*There are 3 More Washington DC Charter Schools Below


KIPP DC - College Preparatory PCS
SE Washington, Washington DC

Visit Our KIPP DC - College Preparatory PCS Website
202-678-2527
2600 Douglass Road
SE Washington, Washington DC

GRADES TAUGHT:
9-12

SCHOOL MISSION OR CORE OBJECTIVES/VALUES:
KIPP DC is a network of high-performing, public, college-preparatory charter schools in Washington, DC, that serves the city’s under-resourced communities. At KIPP DC, there are no shortcuts: outstanding educators, more time in school, a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum, and a strong culture of achievement and support help our students make significant academic gains and continue to excel in high school and college.

*There are 2 More Washington DC Charter Schools Below


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Thurgood Marshall Academy PCS
SE Washington, Washington DC

Visit Our Thurgood Marshall Academy PCS Website
202-563-6862
2427 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue
SE Washington, Washington DC

GRADES TAUGHT:
9-12

SCHOOL MISSION OR CORE OBJECTIVES/VALUES:
Thurgood Marshall Academy is the first and only law-related charter school in the District of Columbia, founded on the belief of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall that all children have the right to a first-class education. The academy’s mission is to prepare students to succeed in college and to actively engage in our democratic society. Our goal is to help students develop their own voice by teaching them the skills lawyers have—the ability to solve complex problems, think critically and advocate persuasively for themselves and their communities. To accomplish our mission, Thurgood Marshall Academy functions as both a school and a youth development organization by integrating a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum with in-school and after-school support programming such as academic tutoring, personalized mentoring, enrichment activities, a Summer Prep program for rising 9th graders and one-on-one college guidance. Our curriculum and instruction are designed to prepare students for the rigor of a college education. Our school offers a college-preparatory curriculum rich in electives, honors and Advanced Placement courses. One-hundred percent of Thurgood Marshall Academy graduates have been accepted to college.

*There is 1 More Washington DC Charter School Below


AppleTree Early Learning PCS
SW Washington, Washington DC

Visit Our AppleTree Early Learning PCS Website
202-646-0094
401 I Street
SW Washington, Washington DC

GRADES TAUGHT:
PK3-PK4

SCHOOL MISSION OR CORE OBJECTIVES/VALUES:
The mission of AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School (AELPCS) is to provide 3- and 4-year-olds with the social, emotional and cognitive foundations that will enable them to succeed in school. AELPCS implements a research-based instructional program that supports the development of young children’s language literacy and behavioral skills as well as their understanding of the world around them. The school uses a comprehensive integrated curriculum designed to engage young children in playful activities and to build on their natural eagerness to learn.


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