Middle School high five. Photo courtesy of Allison Shelley/The Verbatim Agency for American Education: Images of Teachers and Students in Action

"Thank you Capital City PCS for helping us parents raise an amazing group of accepting, worldly, tolerant, compassionate, helping, and loving young adults."

— Denise Morelli, Capital City parent

Thank you for your interest in Capital City Public Charter School!

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The lottery application for the 2017-2018 school year is available online at myschooldc.org. The deadline for grades PK3-8th was March 1st, 2017 and for grades 9-12 was February 1st, 2017. If you are still interested in applying, you may submit a post-lottery application. Post-lottery applicants are added to the bottom of schools’ waitlists below lottery applicants unless the student has a preference.

The lottery application for the 2018-2019 school year will be available in December 2017.

Please visit myschooldc.org for more information regarding the DC common lottery initiative.

You may apply to Capital City if:

  • You reside in the District of Columbia.
  • Your child is eligible to attend grades PK3 to 12. (Children must turn 3 by September 30th of the upcoming school year to enter PK3; they must turn 4 by September 30th to enter PK4; they must turn 5 by September 30th to enter K. For grades 1 through 12, students must have successfully completed the previous grade.)
  • You agree to volunteer at least 20 hours of time during the year in support of the school.

Application Process and Enrollment Lottery

Spaces for students in all grades are awarded based on the results of a random lottery. More information will be available shortly for the 2018-2019 Enrollment Lottery.
For more information, please read our Frequently Asked Questions.

Notice of Nondiscrimination

Capital City Public Charter School does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, source of income, status as a victim of an interfamily offense, or place of residence or business. To view our complete Notice of Nondiscrimination, click here.

Top photo of Capital City students courtesy of Allison Shelley/The Verbatim Agency for American Education: Images of Teachers and Students in Action