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

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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

Book Battle

Book Battle

Ms. Bloomfield and Ms. Lee-Bey will be taking students to the DMV Battle of the Books on Saturday from 10am to 4pm. The event is a heated competition that involves trivia about reading.  Students will be involved in three different groups. One is the Athenians Team,...

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History on Our Minds

History on Our Minds

Juniors visited the Museum of African American History Tuesday. Students had the chance to observe several exhibits and tie their learning into their history and English classes this year, examining aspects of American History and how it impacted the lives of African...

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Service First

Service First

On Tuesday, Washington Latin hosted its first ever Blood Drive in the gym.  Senior Emma Moore and Humanities teacher Bill Clausen helped organize this event. The blood drive was planned to coincide with the monthly ANC meeting and there was also a PFA meeting that...

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Dedicated to Debate

Dedicated to Debate

Ms. Lee-Bey escorted the WLPCS Great Debaters Policy Debate Team on Friday to a rally for climate change at the Wilson Building. Four students presented speeches at the rally and to DC Council Chair Phil Mendelson, Ward 8 Councilmember Trayon White, and a staffer of...

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Global Careers Through Language

Global Careers Through Language

Last Friday a number of juniors and seniors studying Chinese participated in the Confucius Institute U.S. Center's 2018 China Career Day. They joined students from other high schools who study Mandarin to learn about how people use their language skills for various...

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Into the Wild (And Cold!)

Into the Wild (And Cold!)

Upper school history teacher Mr. Bhuva is one of 40 teachers across the US and Canada who was accepted into the National Geographic Fellowship Collaboration this year. He will be exploring parts of the Arctic Sea ice, recording polar bears and wildlife, and assessing...

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Xstreme XSTEM

Xstreme XSTEM

Sixth graders attended a XSTEM conference to learn more about science, technology, engineering and math. They collected scientist trading cards, learned about bouncing lasers, listened to engineers who worked on the Kepler mission, sent Morse code messages through...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Earth Day

    April 22
  2. 7th Grade to Echo Hill

    April 25 - April 27
  3. Convivium de Civitate

    April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Arbor Day

    April 27
  5. Senior Honors Concert

    May 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Board Meeting

    May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  7. Noon Dismissal

    May 4 @ 12:00 pm
  8. Teacher Appreciation Week

    May 7 @ 8:00 am - May 11 @ 5:00 pm
  9. 7th and 8th Grade Dance

    May 11 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  10. Mothers’ Day

    May 13