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

2017-18 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. 

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

All the Buzz

All the Buzz

Eighth graders took part in the annual Advisory Buzz Competition. The math game asks students to use multiples to BUZZ out certain numbers as they count rapidly in a circle. It requires focus, memory, and quick wits. The winner was Vivian Claire, who earned points for...

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Toys Bring Joy

Toys Bring Joy

Students in the middle and upper schools are participating in the Homeless Children's Playtime Project Toy Drive. The charity event is organized by Ms. Foster, who coordinates community service opportunities for the school.  Students donated toys of all size to...

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Parent Participation

Parent Participation

On Tuesday, WLPCS parent Diana Bruce addressed the faculty about the issues for schools surrounding the LGBTQ community. Bruce is the Director of Health and Wellness for DCPS and has over 20 years of experience in working with adolescents. She spoke about language and...

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Globally Minded

Globally Minded

Eight Latin middle school students participated in the George Washington University Model United Nations Conference Saturday. Eighth grader Sheridan Easterling was recognized at the Closing Awards ceremony for his participation in the Government of the British Raj on...

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Stepping into History

Stepping into History

On Tuesday, several juniors visited the Aspen Institute with Mr. Hagerty to listen to Robert Dallek talk about his new biography of Franklin Roosevelt. The trip was organized with help from English teacher Ms. Collins.  The Aspen Institute is a nonpartisan forum for...

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Latin Featured in Article on Charter School Diversity

Latin Featured in Article on Charter School Diversity

A Bright Spot in School Diversity Diverse public charter schools are in demand and growing. By David Osborne and Emily Langhorne | Nov. 29, 2017, at 3:30 p.m. The Albert Shanker Institute recently released a report that analyzed the negative effects of private schools...

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Upcoming Events

  1. College Writing Class to Arena Stage

    December 12 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
  2. Hanukkah begins

    December 12 @ 6:00 pm
  3. Senior Portrait Day Make-Ups

    December 13
  4. 5th Grade Theatre Showcase

    December 13 @ 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm
  5. Latin Admissions Info Session

    December 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  6. “Chat and Chew” with the Head of School

    December 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  7. PFA Executive Committee Meeting

    December 14 @ 6:30 pm
  8. 6th Grade Theatre Showcase

    December 15 @ 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm
  9. NOON DISMISSAL for Winter Break

    December 20 @ 8:10 am - 12:00 pm
  10. NO SCHOOL- Winter Break

    December 21, 2017 - January 1, 2018