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IDEA PCS Students, Teachers, Parents, and Leadership Shine through Phenomenally Improved 2013 DC-CAS Scores

IDEA PCS students improved their DC-CAS scores more than students at any other DC public and charter school in 2013, thanks to the transformation of school culture and the hard work and dedication of IDEA leadership, teachers, parents, and students. We are proud to receive the designation of Reward School by the DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education, given only to schools demonstrating the top 5% of test score growth. Learn more about IDEA’s test results here.

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IDEA PCS provides rigorous academics, innovative technology training, and leadership through JROTC. Students at IDEA enjoy learning with new textbooks, computers, and labs. Students stay fit and competitive using our new health and wellness center. At IDEA, every student matters. Enroll now!

Blog: Stories from Behind the Shield

Monday, October 27, 2014 | From IDEA PCS

Seniors Visit Coppin State and Morgan State Universities

     On October 3, 45 IDEA seniors visited Coppin State University and Morgan State University, both Historically Black Universities located in Baltimore. Through the schools’ on-site admissions programs, interested students were able to apply during the tour, submitting their transcripts and test scores, for admission in Fall 2015. Five IDEA students were accepted that READ MORE »

Friday, October 24, 2014 | From IDEA PCS

Creativity, Energy, and Drive Shone Brightly During Spirit Week and Homecoming

Last week was filled with excitement at IDEA, including Spirit Week featuring Twin Day, Wacky Tacky Day, and Class Colors Day, the Homecoming pep rally where our Homecoming Court was named, our Homecoming dance, and the Homecoming football game where IDEA/Cesar Chavez defeated Paul Public Charter School 22-6. For more pictures, check out our Facebook READ MORE »

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 | From IDEA PCS

A Message from the Principal: A Million Ways to Learn at IDEA

At IDEA we demonstrate in a variety of ways our commitment to providing every one of our 221 scholars with the educational opportunities they need to succeed. Our lessons, tests, and online tools and resources are designed to reach all of our scholars wherever they are and help them advance to the next level. Recently READ MORE »

Thursday, October 16, 2014 | From IDEA PCS

Student Voices: Senior Keshawn Davis Looks to Support System and Future Dreams for Inspiration

My name is Keshawn Davis. I am 17 years old, I’m in the twelfth grade and I am the class president for the class of 2015. Two goals that I have between now and graduation is to graduate on time and to stay diligent and focused with all the school and outside activities like volunteering, READ MORE »

Thursday, October 2, 2014 | From IDEA PCS

Architecture Students Represent IDEA at NOMA Conference in Philadelphia

Congratulations to Romeo Curley and Yakira Jones who represented our Timberwolf Pack and DC very well today in Philadelphia when they led a seminar on architect Lewis Giles Sr. A big shout out to Mr. Mitchell, Ms. Chandler, Michelle Jones, and the National Organization for Minority Architects (NOMA) for making today possible for IDEA’s outstanding READ MORE »