President Obama Visits Capital City

Barack Obama, President of the United States

This kind of innovative school, the outstanding work that's being done here by the entire staff... is an example of how all our schools should be.

Barack Obama, President of the United States

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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

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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

Class of 2012!

Candace Crawford, Former Capital City Board Member

What most strikes me about Capital City is that it's like a family. There is a level of caring and passion for teaching that is so important.

Candace Crawford, Former Capital City Board Member

What's New at Capital City

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4th Graders Journey to Colonial America

This past spring, 4th graders traveled from 21st century DC to 18th century colonial America within only an hour.

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Schoolhouse Rock!(s) Capital City

Last spring, Middle School students added their unique style to the production of an old favorite, Schoolhouse Rock!

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Meet Capital City’s New COO, Jonathan Weinstein

Since June, our new COO, Jonathan Weinstein, has spent countless hours preparing our building for the 1st day of school.

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Senior Expedition: Preparing students for college

Before donning a cap and gown, every Capital City senior must first complete one final semester-long challenge: the Senior Expedition.

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8th Graders Promote Health & Wellness through Expedition on Food

Using the Common Core standards, eighth graders took part in a multidisciplinary expedition that culminated with their first student-led Health and Wellness Fair.

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