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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Fostering Our Community Values

At Capital City, building community & student character is an intentional process that involves all our staff & students in the process.

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Partnership Spotlight: Sports for Sharing

Capital City is very excited about its new partnership with Sports for Sharing for the 2014-2015 school year.

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Meet Capital City: Dr. Katryna Andrusik

This year, we welcomed Dr. Katryna Andrusik as our new HS Instructional Coach. Discover what excites her about this role.

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Expedition Planning – The process begins long before the school year does.

“A journey with a purpose,” said Jake Fishbein, Mid-Atlantic School Designer for EL, “is how I think about learning expeditions.”

Limited spaces available in 5th & 6th Grade

Are you a DC resident with a 5th or 6th grader?  We have slots open for the 2014-2015 school year!

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