Operating Status for DC Public Charter Schools

Last updated: January 7, 2020

*If a school’s operating status is blank, they have not updated their status with DC PCSB or they follow DC Public Schools.  For the most up-to-date information, please contact your individual school directly.

Public Charter School Board Operating Status (follows OPM)

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Public Charter School (PCS)

Operating Status  (Determined by the school’s leadership)

Academy of Hope Adult PCS

Open until further notice

Achievement Prep PCS


AppleTree PCS

Following DCPS


Following DCPS

No after-school activities

Bridges PCS

Following DCPS

Open for after care until 6

Breakthrough Montessori PCS

Open for aftercare until 6

Briya PCS

Following DCPS

Capital City PCS

MS/HS afterschool activities canceled. Aftercare open, but parents are encouraged to pick up early.

Carlos Rosario International PCS

Cedar Tree Academy PCS (follows DCPS)

Open-  No after care

Center City PCS

Early dismissal at 2:30pm and no aftercare or after school activities.

Cesar Chavez PCS for Public Policy

The Children’s Guild PCS

Open. Will close after dismissal.

Community College Prep Academy PCS

Closing at 1pm

No evening classes

Creative Minds International PCS

Follow DCPS

DC Bilingual PCS

Follow DCPS

Closed afterschool program

DC International School

Normal Schedule


Normal Schedule

DC Scholars PCS (Follows DCPS)

Following DCPS

Afterschool program cancelled.

Congress Heights PCS (formerly Democracy Prep Congress Heights)

Digital Pioneers Academy PCS

Open until 3PM. Afterschool program cancelled.

Eagle Academy PCS

Afterschool program cancelled

Early Childhood Academy PCS

Open until 3 pm. No aftercare program.

E.L. Haynes PCS

Follow DCPS

Elsie Whitlow Stokes Community Freedom PCS - Brookland

Open until further notice

Afterschool Open

Elsie Whitlow Stokes Community Freedom PCS - East End

Open until further notice

Afterschool until 5:00pm

(closing 1 hour early)

The Family Place

Friendship PCS (all campuses and online)

Harmony DC PCS

Closing 4pm no extended day

Goodwill Excel Center PCS

Hope Community PCS - Lamond & Tolson

Howard University Middle School of Math and Science PCS

IDEA PCS (always follows DCPS’ operating status)

Ingenuity Prep PCS

Follows DCPS

Inspired Teaching Demonstration PCS

Follows DCPS

Kingsman Academy PCS

Does not follow DCPS

Open on time 01/08/20

KIPP DC (all campuses)

Follows DCPS

No after school activities, aftercare open

Latin American Montessori Bilingual PCS

All after-care programs/activities  will end at 4:30 pm; families are encouraged to pick-up students during regular dismissal

LAYC Career Academy PCS

Lee Montessori PCS

Mary McLeod Bethune Day Academy PCS

Maya Angelou PCS

2 hr Delay on 1/8/20

Maya Angelou PCS - Young Adult Learning Center

2 hr Delay on 1/8/20

Meridian PCS

All after-care programs/activities  will end at 4:30 pm, families are encouraged to pick-up students during regular dismissal

Monument PCS

2 hr delay on 1/8/20

Mundo Verde Bilingual PCS (all campuses)

All after-care programs/activities  will end at 4:30 pm, families are encouraged to pick-up students during regular dismissal

National Collegiate Prep PCS

No afternoon activities

The Next Step/El Proximo Paso PCS

Building closing at 3pm. No night classes this evening.

Paul PCS

Perry Street Prep PCS

Follows DCPS

Richard Wright PCS for the Performing Arts

Rocketship DC PCS (all campuses)

No afterschool programming including after-care.  

Roots PCS

SEED PCS of Washington, DC

Sela PCS

Open until further notice.

Aftercare is open

Shining Stars Montessori Academy PCS


Early dismissal at 4:30pm rather than 6 for afterschool program only.

Somerset Preparatory Academy PCS

St. Coletta PCS


2-hour early dismissal on 1/7/2020

2-hour delayed opening on 1/8/2020

Statesmen College Preparatory Academy for Boys



Thurgood Marshall Academy PCS

  • Normal dismissal.
  • Afterschool activities cancelled.

Two Rivers PCS (all campuses)

Washington Global PCS

Follows DCPS

Washington Latin PCS

No afterschool activities; school dismissal at regular time. No tutorial, late bus, required athletics practices. MAGIS aftercare open but parents asked to pick up children ASAP.

Washington Leadership Academy PCS

No afterschool activities.

Washington Yu Ying PCS

Afterschool program cancelled.

YouthBuild PCS

Follows DCPS