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
Our high school commencement celebrations are just two weeks away! We are so excited to celebrate this tremendous accomplishment with our graduating seniors and their families from Friendship Collegiate Academy and Tech Prep Academy.
Both ceremonies will be held on Friday, May 31 at the George Washington Lisner Auditorium. Please see the invitation with event details for both ceremonies below. Join us as we applaud our graduates for this important milestone and hear from commencement speakers CNN Contributor Symone Saunders (Tech Prep) and fintech trailblazer Angel Rich (Collegiate). Thank you for your support!
This week, we celebrate National College Signing Day and all eyes were on Friendship Collegiate!
40 + colleges and universities
$3.5+ million in academic scholarships
Check out the WJLA Channel 7 story to learn more >
The culture of this school is amazing. To work in this environment means a lot to me.
Friendship has always been invested in my growth.
I love seeing children walk through our doors and have the same opportunities as students in Georgetown.
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.