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
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 >
I never dreamed I would go to college in California.
I love that Friendship is 100% invested in preparing our scholars for college.
I love Friendship teachers' dedication to help each other grow in our practice.
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.