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

Year Established

Average Class Size

2017-18 Enrollment

Happy Graduates

“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

Family, Food and Fun

Family, Food and Fun

The Parent Association hosted a playful Fall Festival on Saturday, complete with bounce house, kickball tournament, and jousting space. Mr. Green's advisory also sold sweet treats for hurricane victims, while the PA members provided delicious barbecue and healthful...

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Conversation and Consideration

Conversation and Consideration

Latin teacher Mr. Clausen hosted an afterschool "soiree" for teachers on the subject of Authority and Agency. Teachers meet regularly in these types of open-ended sessions to discuss a theme from their reading and how it can inform our classroom pedagogy. The...

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International Models of Unity

International Models of Unity

Latin's Middle School Model United Nations team attended the first middle school Model UN conference of the school year, hosted by Holton Arms School in Bethesda, Maryland over the weekend.The school was represented by eleven ambassadors for world peace, eight of whom...

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It’s Easy to be Green

It’s Easy to be Green

Students in the upper school Environmental Club met with members of Casey Trees on Wednesday to learn how to plant trees. Senior Lucie Warga, junior Audrey Ashdown, Thalia Flores, sophomores Ellery Grimm, Joseph Claire and Kim Montpelier,  and freshmen Nazareth...

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Fast and First

Fast and First

The upper school cross country team sped to the PCSAA championship, winning the top spot as the fastest team in the Public Charter School Athletic Association. After a race at Fort Dupont Tuesday, the team nabbed a first place finish for the season.  Students earned...

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Into the Woods

Into the Woods

On Monday the fifth grade will take its annual trip to Calleva.  The Poolesville, Maryland adventure camp features various ropes and activities courses designed for trust and team-building activities. This event kicks of the year for fifth graders, helping the class...

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New Author on the Block

New Author on the Block

Children's book author Emma Otheguy read to fifth graders Friday from her book Marti's Song For Freedom. The bilingual story was published in 2017 and describes the experiences of a Cuban freedom fighter.  Her debut middle grade novel, which is about two Latin...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Latin Pride

    October 14 @ 8:00 am - October 27 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Chat and Chew

    October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  3. Picture Day (Grades 5-11)

    October 20
  4. Fall Festival Rain Date

    October 21
  5. Upper School Information Night for 8th Grade Families

    October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  6. PFA Workshop

    October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  7. End of Quarter 1

    October 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  8. Admission Open House

    October 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  9. NOON dismissal for PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

    October 27 @ 8:10 am - 12:00 pm
  10. Halloween

    October 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm