Washington Latin Public Charter School provides a challenging, classical education that is accessible to students throughout the District of Columbia.

We seek to develop students who will become thoughtful people who will contribute to the public good as citizens and leaders in their lifelong quest towards a fuller humanity.

WASHINGTON LATIN BY THE NUMBERS

Year Established

Average Class Size

2016-17 Enrollment

Happy Graduates

“To all who seek to learn and all who love to teach”

We believe that education is a training of character, and character is the intersection of intellectual development and moral integrity. 

LOOKING TO OUR FUTURE

Over the past two years, Washington Latin’s Board of Governors and school leadership have worked to create a strategic plan for the school, identifying goals for each of the school’s essential characteristics.

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Hoop Happenings

Hoop Happenings

This week the Upper School Girls Varsity Basketball Team competed on Thursday in our gym in the PCSAA Semifinals for the Girls Varsity playoffs against National Collegiate. After their triumph Thursday, they will now play at Trinity University on Sunday at 12:00 noon....

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Open Mic in the Middle School

Open Mic in the Middle School

Middle schoolers put on their first after school coffee house, with a cappella singing, poetry, rapid-fire comedy, and dance routines on Thursday. The well-attended event in the MPR was organized by sixth grade English teacher Ms. Bloomfield and special education...

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History Time Capsule

History Time Capsule

Ninth graders in Mr. Vanterpool's English class visited the Decatur Carriage House on Tuesday as part of the "African Americans in the White House Neighborhood Program." Students are researching the role of African Americans in Washington, D.C. history including Duke...

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Some Assembly Required

Some Assembly Required

Students in the middle school met for our quarterly assembly to reflect on a value that binds the school together. For this month's assembly, students and teachers alike touched on the notion of diversity. Director of Special Education Ms. Roberts spoke about all of...

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The Scientific Method

The Scientific Method

Upper school and middle school students showcased their scientific experiments at our annual science fairs this month. Ninth graders in Mr. Torrence and Mr. Alpert's physics classes experimented on everything from food additives to composting. Freshman Owen...

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Upcoming Events

  1. 8th Grade to Douglass House/Lincoln’s Cottage

    February 27 @ 9:30 am - 3:15 pm
  2. PSAT for 8/9/10

    March 1 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  3. SAT School Day

    March 1 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  4. PA Guest Speaker- “Teen Dating”

    March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  5. 6th Grade to US Capitol/Natural History Museum

    March 8 @ 9:00 am - 3:15 pm
  6. 5th Grade to National Building Museum

    March 8 @ 10:30 am - 3:15 pm
  7. Daylight Savings

    March 12
  8. Board Meeting

    March 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  9. “In the Heights” Musical

    March 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  10. “In the Heights” Musical

    March 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm