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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FBbadgeWashington Latin Public Charter School’s Upper School is one of just three DC charter schools to be ranked Tier 1 in each of the four years since the Public Charter School Board began ranking schools.

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  • The Gift of Winter Warmth

    The Gift of Winter Warmth

    Fifth grader Vlad Zadorojny organized a drive to collect hats, scarves, socks, and gloves for Friendship Place, an organization that helps veterans and the homeless. The results warmed our students' hearts… Read More »
  • Holiday Homecoming

    Holiday Homecoming

    The school library was overflowing this Tuesday with all-too-familiar faces of recent Washington Latin graduates, who were returning from college to visit their alma mater. Students from the class of 2012,… Read More »
  • The Halls Are Alive, With The Sound of Music

    The Halls Are Alive, With The Sound of Music

    The hallways echoed with excitement and holiday harmonies as students, families, and faculty members gathered for the annual Arts Fundraising Dinner. Under the direction of Music and Arts Department Head… Read More »
  • Embassy Extravaganza

    Embassy Extravaganza

    On December 9, several Arabic students visited the Qatari Embassy to celebrate the National Day of Qatar. Seniors Carla Godoy, Etthan Tate, and James Blanford joined Arabic teacher Hussain Shehab… Read More »
  • We Walk for Justice

    We Walk for Justice

    Faculty, students, and families met to march in downtown Washington, D.C. to protest police brutality. The event included students and faculty who are members of the school’s “Justice Team,” which… Read More »


Upcoming Events
  1. Winter Break!

    December 20, 2014 @ 8:10 am - January 4, 2015 @ 3:15 pm
  2. School Resumes

    January 5, 2015 @ 8:10 am - 3:15 pm
  3. PA Monthly Meeting – 6:30 p.m.

    January 13, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Date of Establishment


Average Class Size


2014-15 Enrollment


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