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.
perpetually exceeds district and national averages
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
enroll in an AP or honors class
with over 800 staff members
#FriendshipSpotlight “It is an honor to work alongside the teachers that taught me. I love that I am continuing the legacy by teaching early childhood students who are just beginning their educational journey. My son now attends Friendship Blow Pierce. It’s amazing.”
—Jendayi Johnson, PreK4 Teacher at Friendship PCS Blow Pierce Campus
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Day 3! #StandardsUniversity It’s our final day of sharing and learning with some of our nation’s top talent in education. But our work has only just begun. As we embrace a new school year, we will continue to grow as a community of learners, doers, creators and leaders!
I never dreamed I would go to college in California.
We prepare our students to take on the world.
Friendship is very close to my heart because my colleagues and supervisors are all great people.
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.