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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“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
For Pi Day, middle school students took part in the annual competition to see who could memorize the greatest number of digits for this never-ending irrational number. The winners in each grade competed for the title. In fourth place was sixth grader Charlotte Lin,...read more
Last week while the rest of the Upper School took part the PSATs, seniors went on various field trips and took part in community service projects. One group visited the Harriet Tubman Museum at Church Creek, MD. Another visited a Food Bank, and another went to the...read more
Last week twelve biology students joined Ms. Jost to attend the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium at Georgetown University. At the symposium, students heard from faculty speakers including a neuroscientist and an astrophysicist, toured different science labs,...read more
Sophomore Felicity Ryan won the 2018 D.C. Poetry Out Loud citywide competition. Latin's champion competed against 9 other finalists to take the title, and she will now proceed to the national Poetry Out Loud Finals April 23-25. Her stunning renditions of "A Boat...read more
The Arabic II students took field trips with their teacher, Mr. Hamd, to local restaurants this week, along with a visit to an Arab market in Northern Virginia. Students used their language skills to order and pay for food and also had the chance to sample a variety...read more
Friday Mr. Hagerty will be taking students to the Aspen Institute on the Cold War. Many of juniors in his American History class.The Aspen Institute gathers diverse, nonpartisan teachers, researchers, artists, and educators to evaluate complex problems in the world...read more
Four Washington Latin students were selected to be part of the My Voice Matters anthology of stories written by young people in Washington, D.C. The book is sponsored by the Washington DC Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. A celebration of the publication...read more