On Friday, March 20, Mayor Bowser announced that the District of Columbia will extend the closure of all school buildings in response to the coronavirus pandemic. In keeping with the Mayor’s guidance, all Friendship school buildings will be closed until Friday, April 24, 2020. To access distance- and virtual-learning resources by grade level, see the links below.

Updated Schedule:

Monday, March 23 – Last day of Spring Break. There will no longer be a Spring Break period in April.

Tuesday, March 24 to April 24 – Distance- and virtual-learning for all students.

Monday, April 27 – All students and staff return to campuses. Schools will resume normal operations.

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Have questions or feedback? Email wecare@friendshipschools.org or call 202.281.1777.

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 16 schools serving over 4,500 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

  • Over 4,500 students
    on 16 campuses

    with over 800 staff members

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News & Information

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

Click here to learn more about eligibility under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).

On Friday, March 20, Mayor Bowser announced that the District of Columbia will extend the closure of all school buildings in response to the coronavirus pandemic. In keeping with the Mayor’s guidance, all Friendship school buildings will be closed until Friday, April 24, 2020. To access distance- and virtual-learning resources by grade level, see the links below.

Updated Schedule:

Monday, March 23 – Last day of Spring Break. There will no longer be a Spring Break period in April.

Tuesday, March 24 to April 24 – Distance- and virtual-learning for all students.

Monday, April 27 – All students and staff return to campuses. Schools will resume normal operations.

Virtual Learning Information >
Distance Learning Resources >

Have questions or feedback? Email wecare@friendshipschools.org or call 202.281.1777.

FPCS D.C. schools are CLOSED from March 16-31. For more information on the District Government’s response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), visit https://coronavirus.dc.gov

FPCS Coronavirus Response FAQs >

Virtual Learning Information >

Events

🏫 Southeast Open House

04/06/2020 - 04/06/2020
645 Milwaukee Pl., SE Washington, D.C. 20032

Distance Learning Monday Night Live ( parent check-in)

04/06/2020 - 04/06/2020
Parents will check in with the academic team and offer tips that will help parents be successful in partnering with schools during distance [...]

Collegiate PAC Meeting

04/06/2020 - 04/06/2020
4095 Minnesota Ave. NE Washington, D.C. 20019

🏫 Woodridge Open House

04/08/2020 - 04/08/2020
2959 Carlton Ave. NE Washington, D.C. 20018

Tech Prep PAC Meeting

04/13/2020 - 04/13/2020
Address: 2705 Martin Luther King Avenue SE Washington, DC 20032

🏫 Blow Pierce Open House

04/22/2020 - 04/22/2020
725 19th St. NE Washington, D.C. 20002
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