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!

What’s New at DCPS

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This message was shared with DCPS families and staff on June 17, 2024. Dear DC Public Schools (DCPS) Community,  As we conclude School Year 2023-2024, I am reflecting on the many special moments from this past year that I shared with students, educators, and families. For some in our DC Public Schools (DCPS) community, this Read more


Please join us in celebrating our School Year 2023-2024 retiring educators and staff as they embark on the next chapter of their lives. We are profoundly grateful that they have contributed so much of their lives to the story of DC Public Schools. They leave with us a legacy of excellence and we wish them Read more


The prestigious Cahn Fellowship has selected four (4) DCPS Principals to serve as Distinguished Principal Fellows during School year 2024-2025. Since 2002, Cahn has been providing advanced leadership development and recognition to talented school leaders in large metropolitan areas to improve education. DCPS was asked to join the Cahn network this year for its commitment Read more