Theatre Renovations

Opening in 2017... A state-of-the-art performing and teaching arts theatre!

Visit www.ccpcs.org/theatre to support the theatre today!

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Karen Dresden, Founder and Head of School

We strive to ensure that our children learn not just reading, math and science, but also compassion, service and community.

Karen Dresden, Founder and Head of School


First Lady Michelle Obama

At Capital City, every student is college material, and the goal is to get the very best education possible.

Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States

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Miguel Portillo, 2015 alumni

Being a scholar at Capital City makes you feel like you are part of a community that is always pushing you to go above and beyond.

Miguel P., Valedictorian, Class of 2015

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Denis Udall, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Capital City's exceptional faculty encourages students to be self-motivated learners. Everywhere I turned I saw a thoughtful, joyful approach to teaching, learning and inquiry.

Denis Udall, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

What's New at Capital City

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Ever wonder what Capital City teachers do over the summer?

Our educators spend their breaks engaging in various professional development opportunities to grow their teaching practice.


Capital City Selected as a Winner in the Career and Technical Education Makeover Challenge

Capital City is one of only 10 schools to be named a CTE Makeover Challenge Winner by the U.S. Department of Education.


Ready or Not? 8th Grade Presentations Test High School Readiness

At Capital City, completing middle school involves an unusual requirement: convincing a panel of strangers that you are ready for high school.

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Capital City Named a U.S. Dept. of Education Green Ribbon School

Capital City was the only school in Washington, DC to be honored as a 2016 U.S. Dept. of Education Green Ribbon School.


5th Graders Study Local Ecosystem to “Save the Bay”

Thanks to their expedition “Save the Bay”, 5th graders participated in conservation efforts to restore the Chesapeake Bay.

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