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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  • Literary Feast

    Literary Feast

    Students in fifth grade English class continued their experiential study of Jean Craighead George’s novel My Side of the Mountain with a feast composed of the foods Sam Gribley might… Read More »
  • Writers in Our Residence

    Writers in Our Residence

    Our English classes are always filled with the sounds of busy writers at work. Now published authors will inspire students in the next two weeks through the PEN/Faulkner Writers in Schools… Read More »
  • Digging in the Past

    Digging in the Past

    Seventh graders held shoebox archaeological digs this week in Ms. Coppola-Klein’s history classes. Classes assembled imaginary sites of ancient civilization in boxes. They decided if the communities would be hunters,… Read More »
  • Silk Roads and Pop Songs

    Silk Roads and Pop Songs

    Chinese language students in the upper school came to visit the DC Chinese Film Festival in early September, and several students appeared on Chinese news shows like CCTV 9 News.… Read More »
  • In the Lion’s Den

    In the Lion’s Den

    Former Washington Latin student Ellie Alexander took a gap year from college to spend time traveling and working in Africa and had time to relish interactions with her alma mater’s… Read More »


Upcoming Events
  1. 10th Grade Field Trip – US Holocaust Memorial Museum

    October 8
  2. Casey Tree Planting

    October 8 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  3. PA Monthly Meeting – 6:30 p.m.

    October 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Date of Establishment


Average Class Size


2014-15 Enrollment


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