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

Limited Spots Still Available for 2019-2020 School Year! Call today to claim yours!

How to Enroll 

1. Call IDEA at 202-399-4750 or email our enrollment team at to make sure your student is eligible to apply to IDEA
2. Visit MySchoolDC to fill out an online application for IDEA
3. Once your child has been accepted, 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.