Ready to enroll? Here’s how to give your child the Friendship advantage.
Friendship is free to every student in PK3-12th grade. If the child’s parents or other primary caregivers live in the District of Columbia, students are eligible to enroll.
Create an account and apply at My School DC.
Students are either matched, waitlisted, or accepted through the lottery or post-lottery process.
Register via Infosnap starting in March.
Submit DC proof of residency and other supporting documentation by the application deadline.
Complete enrollment by attending school in August.
Please check back each new school year as these dates get updated.
- Dec 12Lottery Application Opens
- Feb 01Lottery Application Deadline (Grade 9-12)
- Feb 02Post-Lottery Application Period Beings (Grade 9-12)
- Mar 01Lottery Application Deadline (Grade PK3-8)
- Mar 02Post-Lottery Application Period Beings (Grade PK3-8)
- Mar 31Lottery Results are Released
- Mar 31Registration Begins
- May 01Registration Deadline
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We’ve put together a list of questions parents often ask. If you don’t see what you’re looking for below, just reach out. We’re happy to help.
New and Transfer Students: Apply through My School DC, the common lottery application for the majority of D.C. public and charter schools. We’ll notify you if your student is matched or accepted off the waitlist. Expect a call and email from Friendship PCS regarding the registration process to secure the enrollment slot for the next school year.
Returning and Feeder Students: Complete the Friendship online application via Infosnap starting the registration cycle in April and submit all supporting documentation to the enrolling school.
- PK3 must be 3 years old by September 30, 2022
- PK4 must be 4 years old by September 30, 2022
- Kindergarten must be 5 years old by September 30, 2022
For grade levels 1st -12th, there are no age cutoffs at Friendship PCS for SY 2022- 2023.
Yes! We are morally and legally obligated to offer every student equal access to education, activities and programs. Just like at public schools, at Friendship it’s illegal to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact:
Tamika Maultsby, Deputy Chief of Compliance 1400 First St. NW Suite 300 Washington, DC 20001
Everyone. It’s illegal to discriminate against people based on their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, genetic information, disability, matriculation, or political affiliation. If you need to file a complaint alleging discrimination on one of these bases, please contact the District of Columbia’s Office of Human Rights at (202) 727-4559 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Clicking on the link below takes you to “My School DC” where you can take the next steps. If you have any questions during this process, reach out.Apply
Registration starts on March 31, 2023, no application to My School DC. Current families will receive an enrollment email containing your snapcode for registration.