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 May 31, 2024. Dear DC Public Schools (DCPS) Community,  As Mental Health Awareness Month comes to a close, I want to say thank you to the more than 500 mental health professionals across DC Public Schools (DCPS) who work tirelessly to prioritize student well-being and collaborate with educators in Read more

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This message was shared with DCPS families and staff on May 7, 2024. Dear DC Public Schools (DCPS) Community,  For Teacher Appreciation Week, I want to take a moment to say thank you to the more than 4,700 teachers across DC Public Schools (DCPS) who are at the heart of our work.  Teachers are integral members of Read more

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This message was shared with DCPS families and staff on April 12, 2024. Dear DC Public Schools (DCPS) Community,  Last week, we kicked off April by celebrating School Librarian Day and National Assistant Principals Week—two positions in our district that are near and dear to me.  As a son of school librarian, visiting the libraries across DCPS is Read more