IDEA Public Charter School

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1027 45th St. NE, Washington, DC 20019 Phone: 202-399-4750
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Enrollment Requirements

Enrollment at IDEA for the 2019-2020 School Year

IDEA Public Charter School participates in My School DC, a common application for all DC public schools. The lottery for the 2019-20 school year is now closed. Students have been matched with schools. If you still need to apply, you may be able to participate in the post-lottery application process

Once your child has been accepted at IDEA (through MySchoolDC), you must submit the following documents in person to secure your child’s spot. Please have all documents ready at the time of enrollment.

This list is for NEW STUDENTS ONLY.

If you are returning to IDEA, to re-enroll all you need to provide is the IDEA school enrollment form and the DC Residency Verification Form.

Required Summer Bridge Program for Incoming 9th Grade Students

All incoming 9th grade students will participate in a summer bridge program August 5-August 9, 2019 from 8:30am-1pm. Students who sign up for the Mayor Marion S. Barry Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) must choose IDEA as their employer to receive a stipend.

If you have additional questions regarding enrollment, please contact our enrollment team at or 202-399-4750.