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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IMG_8090 (1)Washington Latin’s next Head of School, Peter T. Anderson arrives in July 2016.   READ MORE


  • Mathematical Models

    Mathematical Models

    Last week students attended sessions with Dr. Bradley Keister, nuclear physics program director for the National Science Foundation. Keister spoke about the Fermi Questions, which gained attention recently through Google hiring interviews.  …Read More »
  • Nights to Remember

    Nights to Remember

    Sixth graders performed a theatrical showcase including short scenes from “The Arabian Nights,” by Mary Zimmerman. The play, directed by Mr. Baldwin, focused on King Shahryar, and his many wives …Read More »
  • Besting the Book Battle

    Besting the Book Battle

    Students in Ms. Hamm’s elective earned 2nd and 3rd place at last week’s Battle of the Books competition. This city-wide event requires students to read 10 books and practice writing and …Read More »
  • Watery Wonderings

    Watery Wonderings

    Sixth graders in Ms. Dobler’s science class participated in the Caring for our Watersheds annual competition. The teams, from Dobler’s C and E period classes, earned $950 in prize money …Read More »
  • The Need for Speed

    The Need for Speed

    The Washington Latin Boys Varsity Track Team won the 2016 PCSAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship last week. The team is coached by 7th and 8th grade dean, Mr. Hallum, and …Read More »



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2015-16 Enrollment


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