Public Schools (DCPS), DC

Address: 1200 First Street, NE
W, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 442-5885 Fax: (202) 4425026 Website:

DCPS will attract, support, reward, and retain high-performing educators, and will help to build an informed and empowered parent population that will act as a driving force for change. Throughout the system, innovative partnerships will engage the broader community in increasing educational options for students and playing an active, cooperative role in school improvement. 


In the Classroom:

  • The DCPS Academic Plan
    What Students Are Learning
    Academic Offerings
    How Students Are Supported
    Special Education
    Expectations of Students
  • How Students Are Assessed
    Ensuring Teacher Success
    Health and Wellness
    Student Gallery


Beyond the Classroom:

  • Food Services
    School Safety
    Afterschool Programs
    Before-Care Programs
    Summer School
  • Special Projects in Schools
    Embassy Adoption Program
    International Programs
    DC STEM Fair
    Educational Technology & Library Services


Parents and the Community:

  • Engaging Families and Community
    Beautification Day
    Help Your Child Succeed
    LGBTQ Engagement
    Community Partners
    Volunteer in Our Schools
  • Community Initiatives
    Ward 5 Great Schools Initiative
    Parent Resource Centers
    Urban Education Redesign Challenge
    Local School Advisory Teams
  • District Knowledge Network (DKN) TV
    State of the Schools
    Parent Organizations

About our Schools:


Elementary Schools:

Ketcham ES

Moten ES @ Wilkinson

Payne ES

Simon ES

Smother ES

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K-8 Education Campuses:

Takoma EC

Langdon EC

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Middle Schools:

Eliot-Hine MS

Jefferson MS

Kelly Miller MS

Sousa MS

Ron Brown MS

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High Schools:

Eastern HS

Phelps A.C.E. HS

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The Office of the Chief Academic Officer – is focused on ensuring that every child, in every classroom, succeeds in college, career and life.


  • Office of Youth Engagement
  • Office of Curriculum and Instruction
  • Office of Academic Programming and Support
  • Office of School Transformation

Contact Information:
Director/Manager: Dr. Carey M. Wright, Chief
Phone: (202) 442-5668
Fax: (202) 442-5081
Address: 1200 First St., NE, Washington, DC 20002
Suite/Room: 8th floor, Room 876



DCPS Central Office Location:


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