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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Martha Cutts

Martha Cutts, Head of School, to Step Down in June 2016

Martha Cutts has announced that the 2015-16 school year will be her last at Washington Latin.  This represents an important milestone in our school’s history. Her dedication and steady leadership since January 2008 have been central to creating the excellent school that Latin is today.

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  • Battle Lines Are Drawn

    Battle Lines Are Drawn

    Sixth grade Civics students had the chance to enact a Spartan military conflict on the playground. The students had been studying Ancient Greece, and life in the city-states Athens and… Read More »
  • A Taste of Arabic Culture

    A Taste of Arabic Culture

    On Tuesday, Upper school Arabic students attended an Arab Culture Tent at Virginia Commonwealth University, hosted by VCU-Q, a campus Qatari group. Washington Latin students traveled to the campus in… Read More »
  • Trade Charade

    Trade Charade

    Students in Ms. Barroso’s ninth grade history classes created skits about trade in the years 500 to 1400 CE. These reenactments helped students understand different aspects of trade in the… Read More »
  • Colleges in Our House

    Colleges in Our House

    Next Wednesday will be the annual Washington Latin College Fair from 2:00 - 4:00 pm for Upper School students. More than 40 colleges, including Hamilton, Widener, Reed, Denison, and Connecticut… Read More »
  • Sumus Hortulani

    Sumus Hortulani

    Middle School students in Mr. Figueroa’s Gardening Elective had the chance to learn the Latin botanical names for more than ten different plants that the school grows in its garden.… Read More »


Upcoming Events
  1. PSAT/SAT Testing – Grades 9-12

    October 14 @ 8:10 am - 12:00 pm
  2. College Fair – 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

    October 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  3. 5th Grade Parent Q&A Forum

    October 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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