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Sunday, January 25, 2015

DC School Applications

Deadlines to apply:
  • February 2, 2015: Grades 9-12
  • March 2, 2015: Grades PK3-8

Get your SY15-16 My School DC School Directories today!
Don’t delay! Submit your request today for SY15-16 My School DC School Directories HERE. It’s free! Directories are available in English and Spanish and contain school profiles for each school participating in the lottery.

Please contact Aryan Bocquet, Parent Engagement Manager, with any questions at (202) 727-9306 or

Check out our new School Finder tool
Families can now search for schools by address, grade or program type. Families can also find their new DCPS in-boundary schools with this tool. Check out the School Finder HERE. Families can email and print their search when complete. The School Finder is available in English and Spanish.

Application assistance available!
We are here to support families through the application process. Families can connect with a My School DC representative for application assistance in the following ways:
  • My School DC Hotline: The Hotline is open Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm. Staff is on hand to answer questions and help families apply. We are able to assist callers in multiple languages through bilingual staff and telephonic interpreters. Call us at (202) 888-6336. You can also email us at
  • In-person assistance at our Ward 7 Field Office: Visit us at 4025 Minnesota Ave NE Mondays and Thursdays from 5-8PM for application workshops or walk in Monday-Friday. We’re available from 11AM-8PM!
  • In-person assistance at our Columbia Heights satellite office: Visit us at CentroNĂ­a located at 1420 Columbia Rd NW on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 6:30-9:30PM for 1x1 application assistance. Spanish language assistance available!
  • Check out our Calendar of Events for additional locations where you can find My School DC throughout the city for application assistance, including neighborhood libraries and rec centers!
Outreach materials in multiple languages
Download our fact sheets and worksheet HERE to help your families navigate the My School DC application process. All are available in English, Spanish, Amharic, Chinese, Vietnamese, and French.
  • Who Should Apply: This fact sheet explains who needs to submit a My School DC application and who does not.
  • What You Need to Apply: This fact sheet contains important information about what is needed to begin and complete the My School DC application process.
  • Select Your School Worksheet: Families can apply to up to 12 schools on the My School DC application. They will first select their schools and then rank them in their preferred order. The Select Your Schools worksheet helps families organize priorities as they choose schools and helps maintain a list of their preferred schools, in order.

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