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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Martha Cutts

Martha Cutts, Head of School, to Step Down in June 2016

Martha Cutts has announced that the 2015-16 school year will be her last at Washington Latin.  This represents an important milestone in our school’s history. Her dedication and steady leadership since January 2008 have been central to creating the excellent school that Latin is today.

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  • Documentary Voice

    Documentary Voice

    Washington Latin class of 2014 graduate Walter DeLeon was featured in a documentary filmed by 2013 graduate  Claire Detrick-Jules. Detrick-Jules, a junior at Brown University, is creating a documentary on… Read More »
  • Language Immersion

    Language Immersion

    Senior Nathan Hanshew attended an Arabic immersion program through the Middlebury-Monterey Language Academy at Green Mountain College this summer through Qatar Foundation International. In his daily classes and cultural interchanges,… Read More »
  • Foreign Language Chair Abroad

    Foreign Language Chair Abroad

    Chinese teacher and Foreign Languages Department Chair Christina Stouder visited China this summer through the Fulbright-Hays Program for K-12 Teachers Institute. She spent six weeks at Central University for Ethnic… Read More »
  • Herb Denton Scholar Heads to College

    Herb Denton Scholar Heads to College

    Class of 2015 graduate Kaliyah Johnson, currently a freshman at St. Leo University in Florida, was selected as a Herbert Denton, Jr. Scholar by the Washington Post. This merit-based scholarship is… Read More »
  • Climate Science Heats Up at the White House

    Climate Science Heats Up at the White House

    Upper school science teacher Ricky Torrence attended the Back to School Climate Education Event at the White House last week. He met with students, teachers, and climate experts from all… Read More »

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