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
Get a head start on college! Join a campus tour at Friendship Collegiate Academy on Tuesday, Jan. 30 and Wednesday, Jan. 31 from 9:30-11 a.m. Over a light breakfast, learn about our 9th grade pre-Advanced Placement courses, Early College where students can earn up to 60 college credits, and championship clubs and athletics! Each year, 100 percent of our graduates are accepted to college! Building confident, curious, college-ready scholars is what we do!
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.