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

Supreme Studies

Supreme Studies

Mr. Liu's government class visited the oral arguments at the Supreme Court on Wednesday. They were present for some of the case of Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro. The class watched court proceedings, including hearing Justice Sonia Sotomayor question one of the...

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Close Readings

Close Readings

In eighth grade history students are evaluating historical texts to gain better understanding of the period that lead up to the Civil War. Students are doing close readings of writing by Frederick Douglass, Clara Barton, Sojourner Truth, along with the "The Gettysburg...

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Television Tournament

Television Tournament

The Upper School “It's Academic” team will compete in the playoff round this coming Saturday, January 20, at 2:30 pm. The team is led by senior Eric Wright, junior Jasper Ferncrombie and sophomore Oliver Stevens. Please arrive by 2:15 pm at NBC 4, 4001 Nebraska Ave NW...

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Taking it to the Mat

Taking it to the Mat

Wednesday the Co-ed Varsity Wrestling Team will compete at 4:30pm in the MCC Gym against Maryland Secondary School for the Deaf in our second and final home meet of the season. The team was victorious at its previous meet earlier this month.  

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Basketball Scores!

Basketball Scores!

The Middle School Boys' Basketball team played a scrimmage on Tuesday against Imagine Hope Public Charter School and won 27 to 20. Seventh grader Ryan Tate was awarded the game MVP award for his passes and scoring. Friday the team has its first home game against Two...

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Class Cinematographer

Class Cinematographer

On Tuesday, Ms. Hamd's class was visited by Washington Latin parent Mr. Hans Charles, a film professor at George Mason University who was the cinematographer for Ava DuVernay's "13th."  He spoke to the World History II class on the making of "13th" and his family's...

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Grappling on Our Grounds

Grappling on Our Grounds

Washington Latin hosted our first at home wrestling meet against St. Anselm's Abbey on Tuesday. This sport, which is well-rooted in the classical curriculum is coached by science teacher Mr. Torrence. In December, the wrestling team faced off against Model Secondary...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Admission Open House

    January 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. NOON DISMISSAL Professional Development Day

    January 26 @ 8:10 am - 12:00 pm
  3. Middle School Science Fair

    February 1 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
  4. Board Meeting

    February 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  5. Winter Music Concert

    February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  6. “Understanding Academics @ Latin”

    February 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  7. Valentine’s Day/ Ash Wednesday/ Maha Shivaratri

    February 14
  8. “Share the Love” Project

    February 14
  9. Upper School Science Fair

    February 15 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
  10. Presidents’ Day – NO SCHOOL

    February 19