A Strong Start to the 2023-2024 School Year


DC Public Schools is committed to a joyful and rigorous academic experience in a safe environment for over 50,000 students from grades PK3 through 12. We’re focused on providing strong support for our students that nurture their academic, social, and emotional well-being.

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In the Spotlight: POTUS and FLOTUS Surprise Students

On the first day of School Year 2023-2024, President Biden and first lady Jill Biden popped in on some lucky scholars at Eliot-Hine Middle School. Watch below!

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This message was shared with DCPS families and staff on September 28, 2023. Dear DC Public Schools (DCPS) Community, As we wrap up the first month of School Year 2023-2024, I want to thank our staff, families, and community partners forall your support ensuring our students started the year #DCPSStrong. September marks Attendance Awareness Month, Read more

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This message was shared with DCPS families and staff on September 13, 2023. Dear DCPS Community,  What a time to be a part of the DC Public Schools (DCPS) family! The first few weeks of School Year 2023-2024 have seen celebrations across the district, indicating an incredible journey ahead. Even before welcoming students on day one, I Read more

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This message was shared with DCPS families and staff on August 16, 2023. Dear DCPS Community,   Back-to-School season is upon us! Whether your family is squeezing in more travel, relaxing after summer enrichment, or already preparing for the upcoming school year, I hope you all have been staying cool, and that this time is bringing Read more