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.

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FBbadgeWashington Latin Public Charter School’s Upper School is one of just three DC charter schools to be ranked Tier 1 in each of the four years since the Public Charter School Board began ranking schools.

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  • Sharing SOME Holiday Love

    Sharing SOME Holiday Love

    The Global Service elective in the middle school has been hard at work creating shoebox care packages for the nonprofit SOME (So Others Might Eat). They are filling these boxes… Read More »
  • Mediation Education

    Mediation Education

    Students from grades seven through eleven will participate in mediation training this week so they can help play leadership roles in mediating student disputes. The Center for Dispute Settlement’s trainers… Read More »
  • Bioethics Briefing

    Bioethics Briefing

    Several seniors and a junior attended an evening bioethics discussion at American University’s Forman Theatre on Wednesday. Students saw family members of Henrietta Lacks speak. Many of the students had… Read More »
  • Fancy Feet

    Fancy Feet

    The students and faculty competed in a heated soccer game, and the teachers eked out a slim victory, 2 to 1. Boys’ varsity soccer coach Micah Cooks scored with an… Read More »
  • Leading Educators

    Leading Educators

    Washington Latin hosted a professional development day for Leading Educators last Saturday. The event featured workshops on coaching fellow teachers. Leading Educators partners with schools and districts to train strong… Read More »


Upcoming Events
  1. No School – Thanksgiving Break

    November 26 - 28
  2. Classes Resume

    December 1 @ 8:10 am - 3:15 pm
  3. Diseases Class to GW Hospital and DEA Museum

    December 2 @ 10:15 am - 3:15 pm

Date of Establishment


Average Class Size


2014-15 Enrollment


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