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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Washington Latin’s Strategic Plan 2016-2021

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.

You can read the plan here.

IMG_8090 (1)Washington Latin’s next Head of School, Peter T. Anderson arrived in July 2016.   READ MORE


  • Counsel from the Counselor

    Counsel from the Counselor

    Director of College Counseling Crys Latham was selected to serve on the Board of Directors for Colleges That Change Lives. Her term will last two years. Four years ago, the …Read More »
  • A New Leader

    A New Leader

    New Head of School Peter Anderson officially joined the Washington Latin community on July 7th. He previously served as the K-8 Director at Hyde Leadership Public Charter School and was …Read More »
  • Taking it to the Streets

    Taking it to the Streets

    Several Washington Latin students attended the July 5th rally and march to Capitol Hill to demand the house pass more extensive gun control legislation. Ninth graders Bea and Teddy Mott …Read More »
  • Hail, Caesar!

    Hail, Caesar!

    Latin teachers Mr. Yonker and Mr. Martin visited Gaul, France this summer to study Julius Caesar’s military campaigns there. They read original texts, listened to lectures and visited historical sites. …Read More »
  • Congrats to the Grads

    Congrats to the Grads

    The students of the Class of 2016 celebrated graduation at UDC this year. Students selected senior Bethann Mwombela as a student speaker, and she emphasized the importance of kindness and …Read More »


Upcoming Events
  1. Board Meeting

    August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. New Faculty Orientation

    August 15 @ 8:00 am - August 16 @ 5:00 pm
  3. All Faculty and Staff Meeting

    August 18 @ 8:00 am - August 19 @ 5:59 pm
  4. Open House to meet the new Head of School

    August 21 @ 3:00 am - 5:30 pm

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2015-16 Enrollment


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