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.
LOOKING TO OUR FUTURE
Over the past two years, Washington Latin’s Board of Governors and school leadership have worked to create a strategic plan for the school, identifying goals for each of the school’s essential characteristics.
NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Fifth and sixth graders will have their semiannual Dinner and a Movie night on Friday. The event, which is organized by the Parent Association, features a themed setting, complete with table clothes and flowers to set the mood. Students will meet and eat in the MPR...read more
Students in 8th grade history worked with K'Nex last week to learn about interchangeable parts, Samuel Slater, and industrial espionage. Slater was an early industrialist known as the "Father of the American Industrial Revolution" and the "Father of the American...read more
On Friday, students in the GSA club took part in the annual Day of Silence. The event is based on a tradition started 20 years ago, by students at University of Virginia who organized a day in which they remained silent to show support for those who identified as...read more
Seventh graders learned the answer to the Langston Hughes poem's rhetorical question: "What happens to a dream deferred?" when they traveled to Arena Stage this week to see Lorraine Hansberry's play A Raisin in the Sun performed. Seventh graders read the play earlier...read more
Many Washington Latin graduates are taking advantage of the chances to travel during college. Washington Latin 2014 graduate Vanessa Rodriguez has just been offered an internship this summer at Podcasts for Peace based in Managua, Nicaragua for the summer. Rodriguez,...read more