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Friendship Schools Rated Tier 1

Friendship Public Charter School (FPCS) is proud to announce that all of its pre-K-3 schools and two of its middle schools have earned the distinction of Tier 1 […]

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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News & Information

Congrats Friendship Blow Pierce for your “Bold” Student Achievement!

Congrats Friendship Blow Pierce for your “Bold” Student Achievement! EmpowerK12 and Education Reform Now today announced FPCS Blow Pierce (Ward 7) as 1 of 10 top D.C. public and public charter schools to receive its “Bold Improvement Schools Award.” Blow Pierce was selected based on its academic growth and #Tier1 test scores that show its scholars are on track with students in D.C.’s most affluent neighborhoods. Kudos to our exceptional Blow Pierce students, teachers, parents and staff! You rock!  Learn more >

Friendship Public Charter School students, parents and educators stand united against gun violence. We stand with our brothers and sisters in Parkland, Florida and across the nation who […]


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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.