In light of the evolving public health guidance and input from families, DC Prep will remain virtual through the end of 2020. For questions around reopening, please refer to the COVID-19 Resources and Updates page at the following link.
In light of the evolving public health guidance and input from families, virtual learning will continue through December 2020. We will continue to update this page and our social media channels with information on SY20-21 as it becomes available. As we approach the end of October, we will reassess safety conditions to determine whether it will be possible to shift to a hybrid instructional offering.
We care deeply about this community– as people, as learners, as dreamers and doers. Schools provide a range of important supports beyond instruction. We are committed to providing those supports– meals, mental health supports and more– even though we are not able to run the hybrid model as we had planned. We are confident in our team’s ability to provide a high-quality virtual learning offering for all students– PreSchool through 8th grade–and look forward to sharing more details soon.
To submit a question, comment, or concern regarding DC Prep’s COVID-19 response, please click here.
To access SY20-21 family resources, including the Family Handbook, sample student schedules, and supply lists, please visit our Resources page.
We will continue to use our distance learning website to provide learning updates as well as academic resources for all PS – 8th students.
Given the COVID-19 pandemic and a virtual school day, student meals (breakfast & lunch) will be available for Grab & Go pick-up at three DC Prep campus locations, listed below.
Update: Starting on October 1st, 2020, DC Prep will serve meals to any DC resident age 18 and under free of charge — meals can be picked-up on behalf of children.
Sesame Street’s “Caring for Each Other” Project – Sesame Workshop’s Caring for Each Other initiative marks the beginning of a commitment to support families during the COVID-19 health crisis with a broad variety of free resources.
Comcast is offering FREE access to its “internet essentials” through December 31st.
Mental Health Supports:
The Department of Behavioral Health has a 24 hour line for anyone who has mental health concerns for themselves or someone else (1-888-793-4357).
Free Mindfulness Resources via Calm – includes meditations, “Calm Kids”, and sleep stories