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Masks are Optional at DCPS

Starting Wednesday, March 16, and consistent with the latest health guidance and the current low levels in DC, masks will be optional for students, staff, and visitors in DC Public Schools, DCPS offices, and on OSSE-DOT transportation.

Family Guide to Summer Learning is now online!

Every summer, DCPS provides extended summer learning opportunities such as literacy enrichment for elementary students and credit recovery for secondary students. Students who participate in summer programming have opportunities to form new friendships, strengthen academic skills, and prepare for the year ahead. Most programs will start on July 5, 2022 and run through August 5, 2022.

We are working as a community to build back stronger than before to create joyful and rigorous learning opportunities, support our excellent educators, and make progress toward educational equity.

Learn more about how we are supporting in-person learning for every student, every day.

Click here to read more about our health and safety measures for SY21-22.

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From the Chancellor

Thank you for helping keep our school communities safe

This message was sent to DCPS families from Chancellor Ferebee on April 20, 2022. Esta carta está disponible en español a continuación. Dear DCPS Families, Keeping our schools safe is a partnership with our families, students, and staff. Thank you for your continued collaboration and for participating in our April #SafeReturn testing. As of Wednesday Read more


DCPS Rapid Testing Results for Spring Break 2022

More than 43,000 DC Public Schools students and staff provided their COVID-19 test results to support a safe return to the classroom following Spring Break. The majority of tests reported were rapid antigen tests distributed at school. Positive Reported Cases By School The following table includes results reported from tests taken on April 17, 2022, Read more


Reported Positive Cases at Schools: Week of April 17

Information for the week based on cases initially reported to schools prior to 11:00 a.m. each day. Final verified case counts will continue to be available at coronavirus.dc.gov/page/dc-schools-data.