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.

“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. 

WASHINGTON LATIN BY THE NUMBERS

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2017-18 Enrollment

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Track Races Ahead

Track Races Ahead

At the track DCSAA championships, the track team again showed grit, speed, strength and determination. Sophomore Luke Tewalt won the DCSAA Outdoor Track MVP award, winning the most points of any male athlete at the meet after winning the 3200m and the 1600m and...

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Play Ball!

Play Ball!

The softball and baseball teams will be representing Latin this Wednesday at the 'Shred Hate' reception at the Nationals Baseball game vs Padres. The 'Shred Hate' concept is part of the 'No Bully' program that strives to remove bullying from schools. The game begins...

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Greater Debater

Greater Debater

At the final debate tournament of the year. seventh grader Jackson Lewis debated maverick (by himself) and won fifth place in the overall debate.  The debate team is advised by reading specialist Ms. Lee-Bey, and features individual and partnered debating...

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The Pride of Our Pride

The Pride of Our Pride

The eighth grade will celebrate the Advisory Olympics on Thursday, and the Upper School will hold Lion Day activities on Friday. Students will dress in class colors for for Lion Day and advisory colors for Advisory Olympics.  The eighth grade Olympics is an all-day...

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Fabulous Freshmen

Fabulous Freshmen

Ninth graders Jalen Richardson, Alicia Campbell, and Helena Ikenberry were awarded prizes for their science fair research at a banquet at the Elephant and Castle downtown this week. The Federal Water Quality Association honored high school students for cutting edge...

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Legenda – Weekly Blog

“Be Great” – Teacher Appreciation

“Be Great” – Teacher Appreciation

As I think about teacher appreciation week which ends today, a statement that I have made to students and teachers over the years keeps replaying in my mind: “Be great.”  Some may see this as a trite, simplistic, idealistic or naïve statement.  But isn’t that what we...

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College Admissions Season

College Admissions Season

On May 1st, many colleges and universities required accepted students to secure a spot by sending in a deposit. For many of our seniors this was a difficult decision, because they had been accepted to so many wonderful schools. Students in the class of 2018 earned...

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Our Heroes, the Deans

Our Heroes, the Deans

Among the unsung heroes of our school – people counted on to solve problems, manage numerous tasks and keep our students safe – are our deans. Under the guidance of Assistant Principal/Director of Student Life, Mr. Bob Eleby-El, Washington Latin is fortunate to have a...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Memorial Day – SCHOOL CLOSED

    May 28
  2. New Family Reception

    May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  3. 5th Grade Theatre Showcase

    June 1 @ 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm
  4. Juniors & Seniors to Camp Letts

    June 4 - June 5
  5. Noon Dismissal for Middle School

    June 5 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  6. PFA Transition Meeting

    June 6
  7. No School- Teacher Work Day

    June 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  8. PFA Executive Committee – Transition Meeting

    June 6 @ 6:30 pm
  9. MS Last Day

    June 7
  10. 5th & 6th Grade Valediction

    June 7 @ 8:10 am - 10:00 am