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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  • Dining and Dunking

    Dining and Dunking

    The boys basketball team hosted a fundraiser Thursday in the MPR, complete with Caribbean food, music, a raffle, and silent auction. The money raised from the dinner and auction will… Read More »
  • The 5th H is Heart

    The 5th H is Heart

    Seniors returned Sunday from a two-night camping trip at the 4H Western Maryland Education Center. Students spent time in playful competition with their advisories, and also took time to reflect… Read More »
  • And the Answer Is

    And the Answer Is

    Washington Latin’s Upper School Quiz Bowl team beat Virginia’s George Mason High School and Maryland’s Magruder High School in the taping of the show “It’s Academic” on Saturday. The team,… Read More »
  • Dressed to Impress

    Dressed to Impress

    Students kicked off fall Spirit Week in the Upper School on Wednesday by donning suits, ties, dresses, slacks, and other formalwear. Thursday visitors in the hallway were seeing double and… Read More »
  • Next Stop: Colonial America

    Next Stop: Colonial America

    Eighth graders left Wednesday on an overnight trip to Colonial Jamestown and Williamsburg. The trip, part of the history class study of life in early America, included a visit to… Read More »


Upcoming Events
  1. Columbus Day – No School

    October 12
  2. PSAT/SAT Testing – Grades 9-12

    October 14 @ 8:10 am - 12:00 pm
  3. College Fair – 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

    October 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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2014-15 Enrollment


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