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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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News & Information

Friendship Armstrong Elementary Fall Festival

Families with children pre-K-5, don’t miss Friendship Armstrong’s Fall Fest on Saturday, Sept. 23, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m.! Enjoy terrific books, our toddler fun corner, pony rides and moon bounces, too! Parents, spread the word! Bring a friend. Friendship Armstrong is a GREAT elementary school committed to nurturing a genuine love for learning!

2nd Annual Clash of the Titans Football Game: Friendship Collegiate vs. H.D. Woodson

Come out and watch these two high school football powerhouses face off for the champion’s trophy! Ticket Costs: Adults $5, Students $3 Buy Online Tickets:      

Spotlight: Paulina Jones, Spanish Teacher at Friendship Armstrong

“There are 21 Spanish speaking countries, and I pick two or three every quarter to focus on. In addition to learning the Spanish language, it is important for […]


Friendship Cares is Open

Friendship Cares is open early for early release day. Friendship Cares hours today are 1pm-6pm.

Staff PD Day – No school for Students

Friendship Cares is closed.

Friendship Armstrong Elementary Fall Festival


Friendship Cares is Open

Friendship Cares is open early for early release day. Friendship Cares hours today are 1pm-6pm.
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