IDEA Public Charter School

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1027 45th St. NE, Washington, DC 20019 Phone: 202-399-4750
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If you have not already applied to IDEA through MySchoolDC, you may submit a post-lottery application. Learn more here.
  • Enrollment will take place Monday-Friday 8am-5pm at IDEA Public Charter School.

  • All incoming ninth-grade students participate in a summer enrichment program from June 25 through July 27, 2018. Students who sign up for Mayor Marion S. Barry Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) should choose IDEA as their employer.

  • To enroll at IDEA, you must submit an enrollment packet and proof of DC residency. The enrollment packet and the list of acceptable residency documents (e.g. driver’s license, DMV registration, pay stub, SSI benefits notification, lease, or utility bill) can be found at

  • All families must come to school during regular school hours to bring proof of residency and other required paperwork.

If you have any questions about enrollment please contact our enrollment team at or 202-399-4750.