District of Columbia Public Schools


District of Columbia Public Schools


DCPS serves 47,000 students in the nation’s capital through the efforts of approximately 4,000 educators in 111 schools. As part of a comprehensive reform effort to become the premiere urban school system in America, DCPS intends to have the highest-performing, best paid, most satisfied, and most honored educator force in the nation and a distinctive central office staff whose work supports and drives instructional excellence and significant achievement gains for DCPS students.

Mission Statement

To develop inspired learners who excel academically and socially in dynamic schools that provide confidence and generate enthusiasm throughout the District's many diverse communities and make DC Public Schools the first choice of parents, youth and families.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement


District of Columbia Public Schools

1200 First St NE, Washington, DC 20002