DC Prep

DC Prep is one of the oldest & largest public charter school networks in the nation's capital.

DC Prep is a network of public charter schools serving over 2,100 preschool through 8th grade students across six campuses in Wards 5, 7, and 8. We’re proud of being the highest-performing public charter network in Washington, DC – our students deserve our best! – while recognizing that how we support our students to be successful is as important as the results we achieve. That pushes us to reflec

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Photos from DC Prep's post 02/23/2024

Our featured alum for this month is Kevin, EMC Class of 2017! After earning his associate’s degree from Bard High School Early College DC, Kevin graduated from the Year Up tech program.

Click to read more about Kevin’s DC Prep experience!

02/22/2024

Reminder: The My School DC application deadline for SY24-25 is next Friday, March 1! Go to www.myschooldc.org to submit your application for DC Prep.

02/21/2024

Peek inside a 3rd grade classroom at DC Prep! Ms. Carr teaches math at Benning Elementary Campus, a 2022 National Blue Ribbon School. Ms. Carr is a 2024 nominee for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math & Science Teaching.

Check out our YouTube channel for the full video! https://youtu.be/A_pQl_0z-wY

Reminder: The MySchoolDC application deadline is next Friday, March 1! Go to www.myschooldc.org to submit your application for DC Prep!

Photos from DC Prep's post 02/20/2024

DC Prep will be hosting the Children's National Mobile Vaccine Clinic at multiple campuses in March! If your child is in need of immunizations, please check your email for the forms to complete in advance of the clinic date.

💛 Friday 3/8, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM at Anacostia Middle Campus

💙 Tuesday 3/12, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM at Edgewood Elementary Campus

🧡 Friday 3/15, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM at Benning Elementary/Middle Campus

02/17/2024

and we are looking for Licensed Social Workers to join the DC Prep team! We accept the following licensures:

✅ Licensed Independent Social Work (LISW)
✅ Licensed Independent Clinical Social Work (LICSW)
✅ Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
✅ Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC)

For more information on the role and to apply, please visit: www.dcprep.org/join-our-team/current-opportunities

02/15/2024

DC Prep Families: All DC Prep campuses will be open on Friday, February 16.

02/14/2024

Peek inside a PK4 classroom at DC Prep! Ms. Hilliard and Ms. Childs teach at Edgewood Elementary Campus, a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School. Ms. Hilliard has taught at DC Prep for over 13 years, while Ms. Childs is a DC Prep alum herself!

Check out our YouTube channel for the full video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_yG7o58eWs

Reminder: The MySchoolDC application deadline is March 1! Go to www.myschooldc.org to submit your application for DC Prep!

Photos from DC Prep's post 02/13/2024

EEC celebrated 100 days of school today! We are so proud of all of our Preppies who have done so much learning so far this year!

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02/12/2024

Dear 3rd grade families,

We are excited to announce that DC Prep is partnering with Camp Canopy this summer—where adventure and fun meet! 🌞

Camp Canopy is a 2-week sleepaway summer camp that takes place on a college campus in the DC area. This year, the camp dates are June 25 to July 7.

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, DC Prep is able to offer scholarships for 30 Preppies currently in 3rd grade (who will be rising 4th graders this summer) to attend camp at a highly discounted rate.

Check your email for more details, the link to enroll, and dates of upcoming Family Information Sessions about the experience!

02/08/2024

Peek inside a 6th grade classroom at DC Prep! Mr. Myers and Mr. Mathern teach math at Edgewood Middle Campus, the top-scoring middle school in the city according to OSSE’s DC School Report Cards. Mr. Myers is a 2024 nominee for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math & Science Teaching.

Check out our YouTube channel (link in our bio) for the full video!

Reminder: The MySchoolDC application deadline is coming up at the end of the month! Go to www.myschooldc.org to submit your application for DC Prep!

Photos from DC Prep's post 02/07/2024

100 days older & wiser 👵🥳👴

Celebrating the at AEC!

02/01/2024

Reminder: All DC Prep campuses will be closed for students on Friday, February 2 for staff professional development.

01/31/2024

We offer multiple extracurriculars at all of our campuses (families, be on the lookout for Spring 2024 announcements)!

Benning Elementary's Choristers made their debut last month at BEC's Winter Arts Festival, performing Tevin Campbell's "I2I"! BEC's Choristers are led by music teacher Mr. Kenniebrew and P.E. teacher Coach Williams. 🎼🎤🎼

01/24/2024

We are so proud to share that our very own Aubrey, a 4th grader at Benning Middle Campus, is featured in “Daughters,” a documentary that is currently playing at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival to rave reviews. is the film’s Executive Producer.

For the full interview, click here: https://youtu.be/E5QXxZo6rrY?si=NzBlvg_O1hqQDdlN&t=145

01/23/2024

Anzjole Callahan is our Licensed Clinician at our Benning Middle Campus (BMC)!

Ms. Callahan joined DC Prep in 2018 as a 2nd grade ELA teacher. She always knew that she wanted to become a school-based clinician, so she went to grad school to get the necessary credentials. Now in her role as BMC's Licensed Clinician, Ms. Callahan provides a range of in-house student support services that help our students thrive at school and beyond.

We are so proud to have Ms. Callahan on our BMC leadership team!

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Photos from DC Prep's post 01/19/2024

Our featured alum for this month is Heaven, EMC Class of 2015! After graduating with her bachelor’s degree from Dickinson College, Heaven began her career as a mental health professional.

Click through to read more about Heaven’s DC Prep journey!

01/19/2024

Due to weather conditions, all DC Prep campuses will be closed on Friday, January 19.

Stay safe! ❄

Photos from DC Prep's post 01/17/2024

Come see our campuses in person! DC Prep is offering drop-in tours every Wednesday until February 28th. Come tour a campus of your choice any time between 2:30pm – 5:00pm. No RSVP is needed.

Visit www.dcprep.org/enroll-now for more info.

01/17/2024

All DC Prep campuses, including Home Office, will open on a two-hour delay on Wednesday, January 17. Doors will open at 9:30 AM and classes will start at 10:00 AM.

01/16/2024

Due to inclement weather, all DC Prep campuses will be closed on Tuesday, January 16.

Stay safe! ❄

01/12/2024

Reminder: All DC Prep campuses will be closed on Monday, January 15th in observance of .

We hope you have a great weekend!

01/10/2024

Attention all DC Prep families: Confirming that all DC Prep campuses will dismiss ON TIME today, Wednesday, January 10.

Some of you may be aware that some schools are closing early today in response to a threat made via email this morning. MPD has issued a formal statement and, with no information to corroborate the threat, is not advising any changes to the school day. As such, DC Prep will not be closing early.

You can see the full MPD statement below, made today at 12:13 PM and available on Twitter https://twitter.com/DCPoliceDept/status/1745131689720824014/photo/1:

MPD is currently investigating a bomb threat that was emailed to numerous schools in DC just before 11 a.m. MPD is coordinating with DC Public and Charter schools to ensure the safety of students and staff. At this time MPD has no information to corroborate the threat. MPD is actively investigating the origin of the threat.

Photos from DC Prep's post 01/03/2024

Interested in enrolling your child at DC Prep for SY24-25? Attend one of our virtual info sessions to learn about our curriculum, culture, and more. Our first info session will be tomorrow, January 4th at 5pm for PK3-3rd grade families.

All dates, times, and session links are available here: www.dcprep.org/enroll-now.

12/29/2023

As a reminder, all campuses will be closed on Monday, January 1 and will reopen on Tuesday, January 2. Wishing everyone a great start to 2024, we can’t wait to see you in the new year!

12/27/2023

Looking for a high-quality education in a tight-knit community for your child in SY24-25? Apply to DC Prep today through the My School DC application at myschooldc.org – the deadline to apply is March 1.

More DC Prep enrollment information can be found at www.dcprep.org/enroll-now.

Photos from DC Prep's post 12/20/2023

Our featured alum this month is Sasha, EMC Class of 2013! After graduating from DC Prep and Edmund Burke School, Sasha earned her bachelor's degree in biology, cm laude, from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She served as PrepNext's Associate Director of High School Transition before pivoting to pursue a new career in art and design.

We caught up with Sasha to ask her how her DC Prep experience impacted her trajectory. Swipe to read more about Sasha's DC Prep journey!

Photos from DC Prep's post 12/14/2023

Happy Holidays from all of us at DC Prep! As a reminder, all DC Prep campuses will be closed until January 1st. Campuses will reopen on Tuesday, January 2nd.

We hope you have a wonderful Winter Break!

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