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Friendship Public Charter School Elementary, Middle and High Schools Rank Tier 1

Friendship Public Charter School (FPCS) is proud to announce that its elementary, middle and high schools have earned the distinction of Tier 1 – the highest performance rating given by the D.C. Public Charter School Board (DCPCSB). The DCPCSB today unveiled the results of the 2018 Performance Management Framework (PMF), an evaluation tool created to assess and monitor public charter school performance.

“Congratulations to our scholars, parents, teachers and staff at Friendship Blow Pierce Elementary, Friendship Chamberlain Elementary, Friendship Woodridge International Elementary and Middle, and Friendship Tech Prep High.  Your commitment to great teaching and learning inspires us all,” said FPCS CEO Patricia A. Brantley. 

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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

  • CONSISTENT GRADUATION RATE

    perpetually exceeds district and national averages

  • of high school graduates

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

  • OUR EARLY COLLEGE PROGRAM

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

  • MORE THAN $85 MILLION
    IN SCHOLARSHIPS

    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

Today, Councilman David Grosso joined #FPCSTechPrep students and staff to celebrate their 2017-18 #Tier1 status – the highest school performance ranking given by the DC Pcsb! Tech Prep is not only among the city’s Top 5 public charter high schools, its scholars consistently demonstrate they are #collegeready AND earn far more college course credits before high school graduation!
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Friendship Public Charter School Elementary, Middle and High Schools Rank Tier 1

Friendship Public Charter School (FPCS) is proud to announce that its elementary, middle and high schools have earned the distinction of Tier 1 – the highest performance rating given by the D.C. Public Charter School Board (DCPCSB). The DCPCSB today unveiled the results of the 2018 Performance Management Framework (PMF), an evaluation tool created to assess and monitor public charter school performance.

“Congratulations to our scholars, parents, teachers and staff at Friendship Blow Pierce Elementary, Friendship Chamberlain Elementary, Friendship Woodridge International Elementary and Middle, and Friendship Tech Prep High.  Your commitment to great teaching and learning inspires us all,” said FPCS CEO Patricia A. Brantley. 

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Parents: A 2015 study by ACT found that College & Career Clubs increased the odds of college enrollment 85%. Friendship’s new College & Career Club℠ starts Friday, December 7, 2018 and is open to all 7th-9th graders at Blow Pierce, Chamberlain, Collegiate, Southeast, Tech Prep and Woodridge. All College & Career Club meetings will be held on Early Release Fridays from 1-3 pm at the Friendship Community Office – bus transportation will available from some schools.

All Club meetings will be activity-based, very engaging, and led by Collegiate’s Early College students and Tech Prep’s Peer Leaders. Each week the Club will focus on the following five (5) domains:

1) College & Career Preparation and Readiness; 2) Academic Preparation; 3) Leadership Development; 4) Social and Emotional Learning; and 5) Professional Etiquette.

There are limited slots available, so click here to complete an Interest Form.

Events

Parent Workshop

12/15/2018 - 12/15/2018
Setting Clear Expectations

Parent Workshop

01/12/2019 - 01/12/2019
Avoiding Trouble

Parent Workshop

02/09/2019 - 02/09/2019
Managing Family Conflict
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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.