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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

Get ready! On Wed., August 15, we’ll hear from #SybrinaFulton, one of our nation’s most profound voices for social justice and mother of Trayvon Martin at Convocation 2018! #FriendshipForward #RestInPower#TrayvonMartin #BeTheChange


#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

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!


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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.