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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


    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

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!

Southeast Student Wins Google Fair Competition
WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC) – Students at Friendship Tech Prep Academy in Southeast were celebrating their classmate on Friday.
15-year-old junior Jerell King just learned that he won a Google Science Fair competition – besting other STEM scholars from across the District.
He will be spending the summer in California at Apple’s engineering camp with all expenses paid.

This week, we celebrate National College Signing Day and all eyes were on Friendship Collegiate!
146 graduates
40 + colleges and universities
$3.5+ million in academic scholarships
Check out the WJLA Channel 7 story to learn more >


Memorial Day

05/27/2019 - 05/27/2019

Student Early Release

05/31/2019 - 05/31/2019

Collegiate Graduation

05/31/2019 - 05/31/2019
4095 Minnesota Ave. NE Washington, D.C. 20019
Location: George Washington University – Lisner Auditorium

Collegiate Graduation

05/31/2019 - 05/31/2019
Location: Lisner Auditorium 730 21st St NW, Washington, DC 20052

Tech Prep Graduation

05/31/2019 - 05/31/2019
Location: Lisner Auditorium 730 21st St NW, Washington, DC 20052

Tech Prep High Graduation

05/31/2019 - 05/31/2019
Address: 2705 Martin Luther King Avenue SE Washington, DC 20032
Location: George Washington University – Lisner Auditorium
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