A safe return to learning for every student.

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Every Student. Every Day.

DC Public Schools welcomes all students back to full-time in-person learning this fall. The health, safety, and well-being of our staff, students, and families is top of mind.

Learn more about how we are preparing for in-person learning for every student, every day in the 2021-2022 School Year.

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

Students will now be automatically enrolled in the COVID-19 testing program that supports asymptomatic testing, symptomatic testing and testing for close contacts. To opt-out, click here.

Our doors are open. Classes start on August 30 for students in grades K-12 and on September 2 for our youngest learners in PK3 and PK4.

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.

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From the Chancellor

How DCPS responds to COVID-19 cases

This post is an email sent by Chancellor Ferebee to the DCPS community on September 10, 2021. Esta carta está disponible en español a continuación Dear DCPS Community,  Across DC Public Schools, it is exciting to see students are settling into their classes and new routines, building friendships, and connecting with their teachers. The well-being Read more

From the Chancellor

Thank You for a Strong First Week!

This post is an email sent by Chancellor Ferebee to the DCPS community on September 3, 2021. Dear DCPS Families, As educators, our greatest joy comes from seeing students learning enthusiastically. This week, our hearts were full as tens of thousands of DC Public Schools students reunited with their classmates and teachers in schools across Read more


Health and safety information for Pre-K students

This message was distributed to Pre-K families ahead of the first day of classes for students. To see of all DCPS’ health and safety measures for the 2021-2022 School Year, visit https://dcpsreopenstrong.com/health/. Read this message in: Español | Amharic (አማርኛ) | French (Français) | Chinese (中文) Dear Pre-K Parents, Welcome to DC Public Schools and Read more