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

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2017-18 Enrollment

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“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. 

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The Science of Sweets

The Science of Sweets

The Honors Conceptual Physics classes made cookies as the culminating piece of their recipe conversion project for their freshmen science course. Each student brought in a recipe, converted it to silly units (Tyrannosaurus Rex Brains, Grains of Sugar, Drops of Water,...

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Freshmen Facilitate Funds

Freshmen Facilitate Funds

Ninth grade students volunteered to sell baked goods, sing, dance, and juggle to raise money for victims of Hurricane Irma. The intrepid team of freshmen, joined by their history teacher Ms. Barroso, planned, coordinated, and baked yummy treats for sale at Eastern...

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A Winning Weekend

A Winning Weekend

Washington Latin sports teams finished the weekend with several more wins tucked in their back pockets. On Friday, the Girls Varsity Volleyball team, coached by Ms. Seid, defeated Georgetown Day School to win their second straight match. The Lady Lions won 3 out of 5...

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Kickin’ It Colonial Style

Kickin’ It Colonial Style

Eighth graders will visit Colonial Williamsburg on October 13, in an annual field trip to a city that is preserved like a time capsule.  Students will visit various historical spots, like ​Lord​ ​Dunmore’s​ ​Governor’s​ ​Palace​ ​at​ ​Williamsburg​ ​and​ ​the​...

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Palate-Pleasing Prose

Palate-Pleasing Prose

Eighth graders took part in their annual "Book Tasting" event, lead by librarian Ms. Hamm. Students first took a reading inventory to reflect on the aspects of a "perfect" choice book. Then students moved through various tables and had the chance to sample various...

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Partying with Parents

Partying with Parents

This Saturday  September 16th is a chance for parents and faculty to convene, eat, socialize, and catch up. The Parent/Faculty Social hosted by the Parent Faculty Association (PFA) is a great way to get to know other parents and faculty members in an informal setting,...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Rosh Hashanah

    September 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  2. 12th Grade Overnight to 4-H

    September 22 @ 12:00 pm - September 24 @ 1:00 pm
  3. PFA Workshop: Technology

    September 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  4. Yom Kippur

    September 29 - September 30
  5. Music Department Fundraising Party

    September 29 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Board Meeting

    October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  7. Noon Dismissal

    October 6 @ 12:00 pm
  8. Parent-Teacher Conferences (Invite Only)

    October 6 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  9. Columbus Day- NO SCHOOL

    October 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  10. Diwali

    October 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm