Benning Middle Campus will move to virtual learning until further notice. Staff and families, please refer to your email for more info.

Please click here for up-to-date COVID-19 information. 

Step By Step Enrollment Process for SY2022-23

Waitlist Admissions: DC Prep is no longer offering seats from our waitlist for SY21-22. We encourage you to apply to DC Prep for SY22-23 through MySchoolDC. The My School DC lottery application opens on December 13, 2021. The application deadline is March 1, 2022.  Lottery results will be released to families on April 1, 2022. The enrollment deadline for DC Prep’s matched students is May 2, 2022.

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

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Application Process

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

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.

Attend an Open House!

You are invited to attend a virtual open house session to learn more about our elementary campuses (PK3 – 3rd Grade) and our middle campuses (4th – 8th Grade).

Please view the schedule below!

Elementary Campuses Morning Sessions (10am - 11am)
Elementary Campuses Evening Sessions (5pm - 6pm)
Middle Campuses Morning Sessions (10am - 11am)
Middle Campuses Evening Sessions (5pm - 6pm)

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Attend an Open House Session!

  • View the schedule above!

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

Check out our latest Virtual Tour video!

Contact Information

Please email or call your child’s specific campus with any questions or enrollment support you may have about enrolling at DC Prep for SY22-23. 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)