Every public charter school in Washington, DC gets a 15-year contract, called a “charter,” that holds the school accountable to applicable law and performance standards.
Schools in their fifth, tenth, and twentieth year of operation have their charter’s reviewed, while schools in their fifteenth year have their charter renewed.
Learn more about a charter review and renewals by visiting the charter review and renewals page here.
Which Schools Are Currently Under Review?
There are 15 schools under review or seeking to renew its charter in school year 2019-20.
Five Year Review
Ten Year Review
Twenty Year Review
Children’s Guild PCS
Kingsman Academy PCS
Washington Global PCS
No schools undergoing 10-year review
Early Childhood Academy PCS
Hope Community PCS
Howard University PCS
MM Bethune PCS
Capital City PCS
Cedar Tree PCS
These schools will be reviewed by DC PCSB staff and the staff will make a recommendation to the Board. The Board will vote to continue its current charter or renew the school’s charter for another 15 years.
For more information, visit our FAQs about reviews and renewals. To read the staff report, visit the school’s profile page or the charter review and renewal pages here.