DC Prep is continuing virtual learning through February 2021. Click here for updates and resources.

Upcoming Opportunities to Learn About DC Prep

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

DC Prep Virtual Open House Information Sessions – Registration is now open! 

  • Hour-long virtual information session for prospective families.
  • Learn more about DC Prep’s mission, values, and the educational experience your child would have at DC Prep. Session includes Q&A with a school leader.
  • All DC Prep Virtual Open House Information Sessions will be held through Zoom webinars. Links and passwords are listed below and will be emailed in advance of each event.

Elementary Campus Dates

Anacostia Elementary Campus (PK3-3rd Grade)
Tuesday January 12, 2021 | 10AM-11AM
Click here to join and use passcode: gDg2vB

Thursday February 4, 2021| 5PM-6PM
Click here to join and use passcode: x8KJe8

Benning Elementary Campus (PK3-3rd Grade)
Thursday January 7, 2021 |  5PM-6PM
Click here to join and use passcode: EByg2N

Tuesday February 2, 2021 | 10AM-11AM
Click here to join and use passcode: KQv10p

Edgewood Elementary Campus (PK3-3rd Grade)
Monday January 25, 2021 | 10AM-11AM
Click here to join and use passcode: kG65R5

Monday February 22, 2021 | 5PM-6PM
Click here to join and use passcode: TsZ5P9

Middle Campus Dates

Anacostia Middle Campus
(4th-5th Grade – “growing up” a grade each year until 8th grade)
Thursday January 14, 2021 | 5PM-6PM
Click here to join and use passcode: 4kGYq6

Thursday February 4, 2021 | 10AM-11AM
Click here to join and use passcode: 9v56Hw

Benning Middle Campus (4th-8th Grade)
Thursday January 14, 2021 | 10AM-11AM
Click here to join and use passcode: fC7gK8

Tuesday February 2, 2021 | 5PM-6PM
Click here to join and use passcode: LuuE3k

Edgewood Middle Campus (4th-8th Grade)
Thursday January 28, 2021 | 5PM-6PM
Click here to join and use passcode: r33HYh

Thursday February 25, 2021 | 10AM-11AM
Click here to join and use passcode: nNbLT5

Phone Appointments – Coming soon!

  • 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.

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.

Enrollment Process

Key Dates

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

Steps to Enroll

  • Complete online enrollment form after being matched with DC Prep. Detailed instructions will be emailed to all matched families.
  • Submit Proof of DC residency.
  • Sign DC residency verification form.
  • Submit universal health and dental certificates.