IDEA Public Charter School in Washington, DC challenges, motivates, and strengthens the intellect of all of our students, whether they are pursuing paths to college or the workforce. Founded in 1997, IDEA is located in a state-of-the-art educational facility in historic Deanwood. In addition to rigorous core academics, IDEA offers robust career and technical education pathways including business management, child development, computer science, and construction technology.
IDEA also provides athletic and extracurricular programming to promote teamwork, leadership, and discovery. Our athletic teams compete in the DC Public Charter School League and have won several championships. IDEA scholars have the opportunity to participate in a variety of extracurricular activities including beekeeping, cooking, gardening, Model United Nations, National Honor Society, peer mentoring, spoken word, student government, and more. Activities may change from year to year.
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