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


  • Language Immersion

    Language Immersion

    Forty Washington Latin students who take Chinese joined Chinese students from other Washington D.C. high schools for lunch at Tony Cheng’s in Chinatown and the movie “Beyond the Wall.” This …Read More »
  • Making Waves

    Making Waves

    Faculty listened to a talk by Brad Keister, Deputy Division Director at the National Science Foundation, about gravitational waves. Keister handles programs involving domestic nuclear detection, explosives, and related threats. …Read More »
  • Keeping it Clean

    Keeping it Clean

    The upper school’s Global Issues Club has been discussing climate change and endangered species and worked to protect local wildlife by cleaning up the Anacostia River.  Alongside the “Anacostia Watershed …Read More »
  • Into the Wild

    Into the Wild

    The seventh graders took an annual trip to Echo Hill Outdoor School in Kent County, MD. Students took daily classes called Survival, Aqualogy, Adventure (low-ropes course), Bay Studies (in a …Read More »
  • Wonderful


    Sophomores visited the the Renwick Gallery’s WONDER exhibit. The unconventional exhibit fuses non-conventional mediums and the cross-sections of art and biology, physics, ecology and architecture. The exhibits were made of …Read More »


Upcoming Events
  1. Advanced Placement Testing

    May 3 - May 12
  2. PARCC: 5th, 6th Grade

    May 5 @ 8:00 am - May 6 @ 11:00 am
  3. 8th Grade Choir to Richmond, VA

    May 6 @ 8:00 am - May 7 @ 5:00 pm
  4. PARCC: 5th, 6th Grade

    May 9 @ 8:00 am - May 10 @ 11:00 am

Date of Establishment


Average Class Size


2015-16 Enrollment


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