The period to complete enrollment for the 2023-2024 school year for both new and returning students is
Monday, April 3 to Monday, May 1, 2023.
Important: Proof of DC Residency and DC Residency Verification Form (DCRV) must be submitted in person. These documents will no longer be accepted electronically. Parents are also required to provide a copy of their photo ID.
Other required enrollment documents such as Universal Health Certificates, Oral Assessments, etc. can be submitted:
All students (NEW and RETURNING) must provide/complete the following documents by May 1, 2023 in order to complete enrollment.
Step 1: Capital City Online Enrollment or Re-enrollment Form (instructions will be sent via email to families no later than Monday, April 3, 2023). View a sample of the form here.
Step 2: Proof of DC Residency. All families (new and returning) must provide proof of DC residency in person. Click here to learn what documents you can submit to show you are a DC resident. Capital City staff will review your DC residency documentation and once approved, you will sign the DC Residency Verification Form (DCRV) in person.
Step 3: Submit other required documents
For RETURNING and NEW Families:
- an up-to-date Universal Health Certificate (signed by a medical professional) and immunization record.
- Capital City PCS will test all students for COVID-19 unless you choose to opt-out of testing. We will facilitate the administration of PCR tests if a student develops symptoms of COVID-19 during the school day. We will also facilitate the administration of rapid antigen tests as part of our Test-to-Stay program. Complete the form only if you DO NOT want your child tested for COVID-19. Students who opt out of testing will be sent home if they present with any symptoms of COVID-19 and will not be eligible for our test-to-stay program in lieu of quarantine. Click here to access the COVID-19 Testing Opt-out form.
- an up-to-date Oral Health Assessment (signed by a dental health professional)
- a signed School Health Services Program Form (policies and procedures are outlined in the link)
- 2023-2024 Free/Reduced Lunch Eligibility Form (available in the summer)
In addition to the above documents, new families must provide/complete the following documents to complete the enrollment process:
- Student's Original Birth Certificate (half- or full-page only). A wallet-sized document, for example, will not be accepted.
- Home Language Survey if students are new to DC schools.
- Proof of legal guardianship (if applicable)
- Copy of Individualized Education Plan (IEP)/504 plan (if applicable)
- Copy of the following student records from prior school:
- 2021-2022 Final Report Card
2022-2023 First Semester Report Card
2022-2023 Final Report Card (Due June 30)
Additional Enrollment Information for Students
- Summer Pre-K Playdates (OPTIONAL): We will offer playdates in the summer at Capital City’s playground for Pre-K children to meet their classmates and teachers. Dates and times will be shared with PreK families in the summer. While these sessions are optional, they are encouraged to help students get acclimated to their new school environment.
- Eagle Camp for Middle School Students (Required): All incoming Middle School students (including rising 5th graders from our Lower School) are required to attend our in-person Eagle Camp on July 24, 25, and 26, 9am to 3pm.
- New Student Orientation (NSO) for High School Students (Required): It is mandatory for all incoming High School students (including rising 9th graders from our Middle School) to successfully complete Capital City 101, a summer seminar for new Capital City High School students from July 5-28, 9am to 12pm. (Students who sign up for SYEP should choose Capital City as their employer.)
- Conference with Student’s Advisor/Teacher: Before school starts, you will be contacted to schedule a time to meet with your student’s advisor/teacher. This meeting is mandatory for both the student and the parent/guardian.
For support with enrolling your student, please contact our Family Engagement Team:
Please review the following documents:
Top photo of Capital City students courtesy of Allison Shelley/The Verbatim Agency for American Education: Images of Teachers and Students in Action