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.

WASHINGTON LATIN BY THE NUMBERS

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2017-18 Enrollment

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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

Enchantment at the Folger

Enchantment at the Folger

Ms. Kolb's eighth grade theatre class will be at the Folger Friday for the Secondary Shakespeare Festival. The class will be performing their production of scenes from A Midsummer Night's Dream.  Student performers include Henry Cohen, Harrison Flakker, Nathaniel...

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To Be or Not to Be

To Be or Not to Be

Seniors and Mr. Day's Honors English 10 will attend the Shakespeare Theatre Company production of Hamlet next week.  The play, directed by Michael Kahn and starring Michael Urie as Hamlet, focuses on a Danish prince trying to avenge the murder of his father. In...

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Let Justice Reign

Let Justice Reign

Later this month eighth graders will take a two day trip into the past as part of their history and English curricula. Students will spend a day watching court cases at the D.C. Superior Court in connection with their Justice unit in English and their study of the...

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Scientific Discoveries!

Scientific Discoveries!

Thursday upper school ninth and tenth graders took part in the annual science fair. The students, lead by Mr. Torrence and Ms. Shapiro, created a hypothesis, designed an experiment, and tested their hypotheses. Students evaluated the results in light of other...

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Winter Track Stars Take the Lead

Winter Track Stars Take the Lead

Upper School Indoor Track athletes competed in the District of Columbia State Athletic Association (DCSAA) Indoor State Championships this week. Freshman Robbie Mirabello had earned a personal record in his heat of the boys 800 meter race, scoring a first place finish...

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Literature Comes Alive

Literature Comes Alive

Ms. Brady's freshman English class visited the African Arts Museum after completing the book Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe. The story focuses on life in late nineteenth century Nigeria before and after the demise of colonialism.  Later in the week sophomores...

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Winter Spirit

Winter Spirit

Tuesday was a school spirit day in the Upper School and students wore their class colors while teachers donned their Latin regalia. Students including junior Ava Tiller and senior Aaliyah Lee participated in an assembly entitled "I am proud of..." about a part of...

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Upcoming Events

  1. PFA Presentation: Science

    February 20
  2. 12th Grade to Hamlet (STC)

    February 21 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  3. Black History Month – Trivia, Poetry & Food

    February 21 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  4. Urinetown: The Musical

    February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  5. Urinetown: The Musical

    February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  6. Urinetown: The Musical

    February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  7. Urinetown: The Musical

    February 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  8. 8th Grade to President Lincoln’s Cottage/Ford’s Theatre/DC Superior Court

    February 26 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  9. 8th Grade to President Lincoln’s Cottage/Ford’s Theatre/DC Superior Court

    February 27 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  10. Robert Wilkins: Long Road to Hard Truth

    February 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm