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Keeping Our Schools Safe

Friendship Public Charter School is committed to your health and safety. Guided by our proven school safety approach, which includes hospital-grade campus maintenance, weekly COVID-19 testing, and easy access to the COVID-19 vaccine, we’ll continue to deliver great teaching and learning at each of our elementary, middle and high schools. Working together, we can maintain a safe and healthy learning environment for everyone. Thank you.

Providing World-Class Education in D.C.

Friendship is one of the District of Columbia’s largest and highest-performing public charter school networks, with 16 schools serving over 4,500 students in prekindergarten through 12th grade.

We provide a world-class education that prepares students for college success and a career of their choice. Friendship empowers students to achieve high academic standards, enjoy learning, and develop as ethical and well-rounded citizens who contribute actively to their communities.

About Friendship

  • CONSISTENT GRADUATION RATE

    perpetually exceeds district and national averages

  • of high school graduates

    go on to a four-year college or other institution of higher learning

  • OUR EARLY COLLEGE PROGRAM

    offers students the chance to earn up to 60 college credits or an associate’s degree at no cost while in high school

  • MORE THAN $85 MILLION
    IN SCHOLARSHIPS

    earned since 2008

  • 60% of high school students

    enroll in an AP or honors class

  • Over 4,500 students
    on 16 campuses

    with over 800 staff members

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Nurture your child’s joy for learning. Set them up for success in college and life. Enroll today!

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News & Information

Keeping Our Schools Safe

Friendship Public Charter School is committed to your health and safety. Guided by our proven school safety approach, which includes hospital-grade campus maintenance, weekly COVID-19 testing, and easy access to the COVID-19 vaccine, we’ll continue to deliver great teaching and learning at each of our elementary, middle and high schools. Working together, we can maintain a safe and healthy learning environment for everyone. Thank you.

Distance Learning for Upcoming SY 2021-22

If your student cannot attend in-person learning due to a physical or other medical concern, please complete the COVID-19 Medical Consent and Certification for Distance Learning for 2021-22 School Year Form. This form and a list of frequently asked questions can be found HERE.

The entire form must be completed and submitted to your FPCS campus by Monday, August 20, 2021 in order for the request to be considered for the 2021-22 school year.

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Welcome Friendship Families!

We’re excited to welcome you to our Friendship learning community where every student learns, grows and thrives!

Still need to complete the enrollment registration process for the 2021-2022 school year? Click HERE to learn how.

Questions? Feedback? Need additional support in preparation for the new school year?

We are here for you!

Email: WeCare@friendshipschools.org

Events

Collegiate Football Game (away)

10/01/2021 - 10/01/2021
Address: 4095 Minnesota Ave NE, Washington, DC 20019
FCA JV. Varsity Knights vs. Rock Creek Christian

SAT- FCA Testing Site

10/02/2021 - 10/02/2021
Address: 4095 Minnesota Ave NE, Washington, DC 20019

Collegiate Volleyball Game (home)

10/05/2021 - 10/05/2021
Address: 4095 Minnesota Ave NE, Washington, DC 20019
Collegiate vs. Caesar Chavez

Early Release Day

10/06/2021 - 10/06/2021
12:00PM dismissal for students

Collegiate Homecoming Pageant

10/07/2021 - 10/07/2021
Address: 4095 Minnesota Ave NE, Washington, DC 20019

Collegiate Volleyball Game (away)

10/07/2021 - 10/07/2021
Address: 4095 Minnesota Ave NE, Washington, DC 20019
Collegiate vs. Richard Wright
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Friendship Public Charter School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in admission or access to, or treatment in, its programs and activities. For more information, click here.