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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FBbadgeWashington Latin Public Charter School’s Upper School is one of just three DC charter schools to be ranked Tier 1 in each of the four years since the Public Charter School Board began ranking schools.

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  • Revolutionaries


    Middle school dad John Cattaneo made his third annual trip to assist in the sixth grade civics classroom reenactment of the Revolutionary War. Cattaneo, father to eighth grader Chloe and… Read More »
  • The Bee’s the Thing

    The Bee’s the Thing

    Seventh grader Perrin Brady won first place in the middle school’s annual spelling bee. She will join second place winner eighth grader Jasper Ferncrombie and third place winner seventh grader Justin… Read More »
  • Raising His Voice for School Choice

    Raising His Voice for School Choice

    On Wednesday, ninth grader Isaiah Smith made a presentation for Congressional leaders at an event honoring National School Choice Week. The event was held at the Cannon House Office building… Read More »
  • STEM-Bound Scientists

    STEM-Bound Scientists

    Last week in the Washington Latin Upper School science fair, ninth graders were honored for their original research and presentations. Judges (including teachers, parents, and community volunteers) interviewed students and… Read More »
  • Knowing Peace

    Knowing Peace

    On January 28, seventh and eighth grade students gathered for an assembly to honor the spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr. Arts department Head Melissa Nevola sang James Taylor’s song… Read More »


Upcoming Events
  1. Noon Dismissal – Faculty Work Day

    January 30 @ 12:00 pm - 3:15 pm
  2. HOLD – MPR For MS Science Fair Set Up

    February 4 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  3. PA – Executive Committee Meeting – 6:30 p.m.

    February 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Date of Establishment


Average Class Size


2014-15 Enrollment


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