IDEA Public Charter School

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1027 45th St. NE, Washington, DC 20019 Phone: 202-399-4750
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IDEA PCS provides high-quality career and technical education integrated with traditional academics to ensure that all of our students find their unique path to success. We invite you and your family to find out more about our programs at upcoming open houses and walk-in Wednesdays. 
To apply to IDEA, visit, register, and make IDEA PCS your #1 choice!
Key Dates

Mark your calendar now with these key 2016 application deadlines for the 2017-2018 school year!
12/3 IDEA open house @ 10am
12/16 MySchool lottery application opens!
1/7 IDEA open house @ 10am
1/26 IDEA open house @ 5pm

2/1 Lottery deadline for high school (9th – 12th)
2/4 IDEA open house @ 10am
2/23 IDEA open house @ 5pm
3/4 IDEA open house @ 10am
3/23 IDEA open house @ 5pm
3/31 Lottery results released
4/1 IDEA open house @ 10am 
4/27 IDEA open house @ 5pm

5/1 Enrollment deadline

5/25 IDEA open house @ 5pm
You're invited to Walk-In Wednesdays, every Wednesday from November 16 through May 17--tours at 9:30am and 2:30pm.

Or schedule a personal tour or information session by calling 202-399-4750 or emailing

If you have questions about the MySchoolDC lottery and enrollment process, visit