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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Washington Latin’s Strategic Plan 2016-2021

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.

You can read the plan here.

  • Life’s a Journey

    Life’s a Journey

    Ninth graders have been working on Journey Poems in English class. The assignment, which asks students to reflect on major voyages, both literal and metaphorical, in their lives, is paired with …Read More »
  • We Got Spirit

    We Got Spirit

    The week of October 11 will be upper school spirit week. It will kick off with a pep rally on Tuesday. The week will feature daily costumes for students to …Read More »
  • Kids Today

    Kids Today

    On September 28, the PA will host a night for parents around the issue of study habits. The event will feature Principal Smith, who will speak about “Kids These Days: …Read More »
  • Hot Shots

    Hot Shots

    The Girls Varsity Soccer team nabbed the Petworth Cup Championship for the second year in a row by defeating Cardozo last weekend by a score of 3-0. The winning goals were scored by freshmen …Read More »
  • Foreign Shores Beckon

    Foreign Shores Beckon

    On September 26, organizations that support foreign travel like AFS will host an event focused on study abroad opportunities for Latin students. Current students who took time to study abroad in Asia, …Read More »
Upcoming Events
  1. PA Meeting – Diana Smith Presentation on Study Skills

    September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. Financial Aid Night

    October 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. Latin Pride Begins!

    October 6
  4. Board Meeting

    October 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Date of Establishment


Average Class Size


2015-16 Enrollment


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