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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 12 schools serving over 4,200 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, well-rounded and self-sufficient citizens who contribute actively to their communities.

About Friendship


    perpetually exceeds district and national averages

  • of high school graduates

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


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


    earned since 2008

  • 60% of high school students

    enroll in an AP or honors class

  • 4,200 students
    on 12 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

Mark Your Calendars for these March 2019 Events at Friendship Ideal!  View flyer >

Calling all teachers: Join us at our Winter Talent Fair!

Come join one of the District of Columbia’s largest and highest performing public charter school network with 12 campuses serving over 4,200 students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade.

  • Meet Friendship leaders 
  • Attend an onsite interview

We look forward to meeting you!  Questions? Email  


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Blow Pierce postive action “buddy march madness”

03/20/2019 - 03/20/2019
725 19th St. NE Washington, D.C. 20002

Collegiate AAMC Science Field Trip

03/20/2019 - 03/20/2019
4095 Minnesota Ave. NE Washington, D.C. 20019

Collegiate Senior Superlative Show

03/22/2019 - 03/22/2019
4095 Minnesota Ave. NE Washington, D.C. 20019

Chamberlain No Saturday Enrichment

03/23/2019 - 03/24/2019
1345 Potomac Ave. SE Washington, D.C. 20003

Blow Pierce Saturday Knights Tutoring

03/23/2019 - 03/23/2019
725 19th St. NE Washington, D.C. 20002

Collegiate Senior Parent Meeting

03/25/2019 - 03/25/2019
4095 Minnesota Ave. NE Washington, D.C. 20019
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Friendship Stories

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.