DC Prep will remain virtual through the last day of school on June 22, 2021. Please click here for continued updates and resources. 

Step By Step Enrollment Process for SY2021-22

Key Dates:  
April 2, 2021: Lottery results are released
May 3, 2021*: Enrollment deadline for lottery matched families.

Step 1: Online Enrollment Form– Deadline May 3rd*
• Submit the online enrollment form. You can access the enrollment form link and unique ‘snapcode’ emailed to you on April 2nd and you are able to use your computer, tablet, or smartphone to electronically complete the form. If you do not have access to technology or are running into issues, call your campus-specific phone number and a DC Prep staff member will provide phone support. We urge you to complete this step ASAP so we know you are planning to send your child to DC Prep for SY21-22.

*Please note – If you need to change the language on the enrollment form, you can do so in the globe in the top right corner of the form once you click the link.
*Tenga en cuenta: Si necesita cambiar el idioma en el formulario de inscripción, puede hacerlo en el globo terráqueo en la esquina superior derecha del formulario una vez que haga clic en el enlace.

English En español

Step 2: Submit Your Proof of Residency – Deadline May 3rd*After you submit the online enrollment form, you will receive further guidance via email about how to complete this step.
• Electronic Submission: You can email your acceptable proof of residency documents (scan and email or photo and email) to your campus-specific email address. We have linked the full list of acceptable documents below – please pay attention to the expiration date or how recent the Office of the State Superintendent of Education expects your document to be. You must include your child(ren)’s name(s) in the subject line of the email. We will review your documents and confirm if they meet all of the OSSE requirements and notify you by email if you need to submit different or additional proof of residency.

Acceptable Documents

Step 3: Sign the DC Residency Verification Form – Deadline May 3rd*After you submit valid proof of residency documents, you will receive further guidance via email about how to complete this step.

• Electronic Signature: After DC Prep has reviewed your electronic submission of your proof of residency and deem it acceptable, we will send you a DocuSign form requesting you sign. Note – this may take us up to a week to send you the completed document for your review and signature.

*Please monitor DC Prep’s enrollment page and COVID-19 Updates and Resources page to stay up to date.

Video Tutorials: How to Complete SY21-22 Enrollment

English version:

En español:

 

Download all SY21-22 enrollment paperwork at the link below!

Contact Information

Submit your acceptable proof of residency documents to your campus-specific email address listed below!

Please email or call your child’s specific campus with any questions or enrollment support you may have about enrolling at DC Prep for SY21-22. We anticipate a large volume of emails and phone calls so be patient as we respond as quickly as we can. We expect 2-3 business day response time.

General Enrollment Questions
Anacostia Elementary Campus (PK3-3rd Grade)
Anacostia Middle Campus (4th-5th Grade)
Benning Elementary Campus (PK3-3rd Grade)
Benning Middle Campus (4th-8th Grade)
Edgewood Elementary Campus (PK3-3rd Grade)
Edgewood Middle Campus (4th-8th Grade)

Join Us for a Matched Family Virtual Open House!

Benning Elementary Campus (BEC)
Monday April 5, 2021 | 10AM-11AM
Please click here to join the webinar.
Passcode: PcEF1n

Benning Middle Campus (BMC)
Monday April 5, 2021 | 5PM-6PM
Please click here to join the webinar.
Passcode: 5WPXbh

Anacostia Elementary Campus (AEC) 
Tuesday April 6, 2021 | 10AM-11AM
Please click here to join the webinar.
Passcode: ZWzkw5

Anacostia Middle Campus (AMC) 
Tuesday April 6, 2021 | 5PM-6PM
Please click here to join the webinar.
Passcode: t3gdag

Edgewood Elementary Campus (EEC) 
Thursday April 8, 2021 | 10AM-11AM
Please click here to join the webinar.
Passcode: 55BDUu

Edgewood Middle Campus (EMC) 
Thursday April 8, 2021 | 5PM-6PM
Please click here to join the webinar.
Passcode: m8cM97

Join Us for a Matched Family Tour!

Families that are matched to DC Prep through the My School DC lottery are also welcome to come for a 15-minute one-on-one campus tour. If you are interested in scheduling a tour, please click here for more information on tour dates, times, and safety protocols.

Check out our Virtual Open House Info Sessions!

Still looking for a school? Learn More About DC Prep!

To view the DC Prep Virtual EdFEST enrollment brochure, click here.

Schedule Phone Appointments!

  • Time for you to meet one-on-one with DC Prep’s Student Recruitment Associate, Jackie Artis.
  • Get personalized attention with an opportunity to learn more about the campus and grade level you are interested in. This is a great option if your schedule does not allow you to attend one of our group information sessions or if you have lots of questions that are specific to your child or your family’s situation.
  • Call 202-780-5126 to schedule a phone appointment!

Email and Phone for Quick Questions

  • Student Recruitment Associate Jackie Artis will respond to emails and voicemails within a few business days.
  • Enrollment@dcprep.org or 202-780-5126

Application Process

DC Prep participates in the My School DC Lottery, we are free and open to all DC residents. 

Key Dates

  • December 14, 2020: My School DC lottery application opens
  • March 1, 2021: Lottery application deadline for DC Prep, post lottery applications are accepted on a rolling basis after March 1, 2021.
  • April 2, 2021: Lottery results are released
  • May 3, 2021*: Enrollment deadline for lottery matched families

Click here to access the My School DC lottery application!

Tips for a successful application:

  • Create 1 account per family, with a separate application for each child.
  • Ranking matters – rank DC Prep #1 to increase your chances of being matched.
  • DC Prep waitlists are not carried over from year to year. Families must reapply.
  • My School DC phone support can assist with all other application questions at the following number: 202-888-6336.