Friendship Public Charter School

Friendship PCS is committed to helping young people strive for excellence, reach for their dreams.

Friendship operates a system of public and public charter schools. We take seriously our responsibility to provide the best education possible to the 4,000 students whose parents have chosen our school community. On each Friendship campus, students benefit from innovative, research-based classroom instruction, 21st century technology, attractive school facilities and an exceptional team of caring teachers, administrators and staff.

Operating as usual

Photos from Friendship Collegiate Academy's post 05/08/2024


Teacher Appreciation 365!
From Friendship Public Charter School’s CEO, Ms. Patricia Brantley.

Photos from Friendship Public Charter School's post 05/06/2024

🌟 We’re thrilled to recognize the incredible dedication and impact of our educators at Friendship Public Charter Schools! 🍎✨

Over the past year, Dedicated Aides and Special Education Coordinators from each campus have identified individuals who have truly stood out for their exemplary contributions to our school communities. 🏫💫

👏 Join us in celebrating:

Armstrong: Jason Martinez and Brittany Adams

Blow Pierce: Angel Ferrell & Freddrick Wimbush

Chamberlain: Chalea Armstrong & Aisha Muhammad

Collegiate: Kristen Wallace & Rochella Rhea

Ideal: Dareese McCullough & Eric DeLatch

Online: Ta’Shawn Yates

Southeast: Brianna Hardy & Shaniya Vereene

Tech Prep: Felecia Hunt & Natasha Brown

Woodridge: Javon Glenn and Cortezz Didly

🎓 These outstanding individuals will be joining the Educator Pathway teams to plan for Friendship University and next year’s ERF trainings. Their dedication and passion for supporting our students make a difference every day! 🌟 📚
Friendship PCS Blow Pierce Campus
Friendship PCS Armstrong Academy
Friendship Southeast Academy
Friendship PCS Ideal Campus
Friendship Tech Prep Academy
Friendship Collegiate Academy

Photos from Maryland Department of Agriculture's post 05/06/2024

Timeline photos 05/06/2024

Teacher Appreciation Week 2024!!! Spotlight on Friendship Blow Pierce’s own, Dominique Johnson.
Friendship PCS Blow Pierce Campus


🏈Congratulations to the Chamberlain Champions for winning the 2024 Elementary Flag Football Tournament. The Champions are back to back winners. Let’s also congratulate the Woodridge Eagles for being the runner-up in this year’s flag football tournament. 🏟️ 🎊🎉🏈
Friendship PCS Chamberlain Campus
Friendship Woodridge International School


🍎📚 Tomorrow marks the beginning of Teacher Appreciation Week! Let's come together to honor the incredible educators who inspire, support, and empower our students every day. Join us in celebrating their dedication and hard work!


HAVE AN AWESOME WEEKEND! On behalf of the Friendship Ideal Warriors, be safe, love on your families and get ready to return for week 2 of CAPE testing!

Photos from Friendship Public Charter School's post 05/03/2024

🥪🍎 Today, we're tipping our hats to the real heroes of our school cafeterias – the amazing staff of Friendship Food and Nutrition Services! Thank you for fueling our students with nutritious meals and brightening their day with your smiles. Happy School Lunch Hero Day! 🌟🍽️


This Friday, May 3rd is a full day Friday. All campuses will be dismissed at 3:30pm.

Photos from Friendship Woodridge International School's post 05/01/2024


🎉 Don't miss out! Today's the last chance to register your child for the 2024-2025 academic year! Join the Friendship family and let's embark on a journey of growth and learning together. 📚✨


🎉 Happy School Principals Day! 🍎 Let's celebrate the dedicated leaders shaping our schools into vibrant communities of learning, safety, and support. Thank you for all you do! 🏫💼


There’s still time to register for the Spring Parent Series: Guiding Good Choices.

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Northeast DC's Friendship PCS Ideal Campus English teacher Brandon McCoy received the W. Edward Walter Excellence in Teaching Award on March 23, as Teacher of the Year, 2024 given by the Friendship Public Charter School . Mr. McCoy -- who is in the Educational Administration program and will graduate in December -- was selected based on his portfolio which highlighted his philosophy of teaching and evidence of his excellence in teaching, outstanding leadership, commitment to an environment that is conducive to learning and to organizational strength and viability. He was honored at a gala and received a cash award for this honor.


📢 Last call! The countdown is almost over. Don't forget to complete your child's registration for the 2024-2025 school year by tomorrow, May 1st. Act now to secure their spot! 📚✏️ -2025

Photos from My School DC's post 04/30/2024

Photos from Friendship STEAM cafe's post 04/29/2024


📣 Only two days left to complete your child's registration for the 2024-2025 school year! Don't miss out, submit today and be ! 🎒📚


⏳ Only 3 days left! Secure your child's spot for the 2024-2025 school year at our Friendship campuses. Registration deadline: May 1st. Don't miss out!

Photos from Friendship PCS Armstrong Academy's post 04/27/2024


🎉 Don't let the countdown catch you off guard! Only 4 days left until the registration deadline for the 2024-2025 school year. Swing by our Friendship campuses today for assistance with all your registration needs! 📚✏️

Photos from Friendship Collegiate Academy's post 04/26/2024


Available Positions at all Friendship Elementary Campuses. We offer part-time positions that allow you to help students develop and strengthen their academic, physical, and social skills in an out-of-school time setting.

Extended Day Program

Grades Served: Pre-K3 through 6th grade
Summer Hours: 12:30 PM - 5:30 PM Mon thru Fri

Compensation: Extended Day Group Leader = $28.50 | Extended Day Assistant Group Leader = $20.00

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Photos from Friendship Public Charter School's post 04/26/2024

🎉 Join us tomorrow for Enrollment Saturday on April 27th! Our Friendship campuses are gearing up to welcome new and returning families, ensuring a smooth registration process for the 2024-2025 school year. Get ready for a day of excitement and support – we can't wait to see you there! 📝🏫

Friendship PCS Armstrong Academy
Friendship PCS Blow Pierce Campus
Friendship PCS Chamberlain Campus
Friendship PCS Ideal Campus
Friendship Southeast Academy
Friendship Woodridge International School

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1400 First Street NW
Washington D.C., DC

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Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm
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