What is a Public Charter School?
Explore what a public charter school is and how it may be the best fit for your family.
Apply for a School
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Each year, DC PCSB conducts a comprehensive assessment of finances and operations at individual DC Public Charter Schools' finances.
Equity in education refers to all students receiving the same caliber of education regardless of their race, ethnicity, economic status, special education status or other factors. These reports give our schools, families and communities transparent and comparable information related to equity across all DC schools.
This analysis is based on My School DC waitlist data for students who applied to the lottery by the PK-8 deadline.
High School Graduation Rates and Requirements
Every public charter school offers rigorous graduation requirements. Learn more about each school's graduation requirements and transcript audit policies.
Charter Reviews and Renewals
The DC Public Charter School Board reviews school charters at five, 10, and 15 years.
DC PCSB tested and installed lead filters on every drinking water source in every DC public charter school.
School Information by Ward
These factsheets provide information on enrollment and schools in each ward with public charter schools.