Richard Wright Public Charter School for Journalism and Media Arts

Richard Wright fortifies its students with the resounding impact of education, transforming lives in a highly creative, engaging, and student-centured environment with a caring, highly qualified staff of professionals to develop students for college and beyond. With its unique focus on journalism, media, creative and performing arts, RWPCS offers a myriad of opportunities, both on and off campus, for all students to thrive and achieve.

Recent News

New Home for RWPCS SY20-21 Announced

From the Desk of Dr. Marco Clark, Founder, CEO, and Head of Richard Wright Public Charter Schools: The Richard Wright 2020 Vision Mission has Come to Fruition. We are proud to announce that we have a Brand New School Building to serve our Students and Families. This is going to be a State of the […]

SY19.20 Back To School Night

WELCOME NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS AND FAMILIES… Back to School Night is this THURSDAY, AUGUST 15th 6-8pm at the Blue Castle 770 M Street SE! Meet our 2019-20 Richard Wright Team of Exceptional Educators and Moving Forward as we “IMAGINE THAT…”

Welcome Parents and Students To SY19-20 from RWPCS Founder and CEO Dr. Marco Clark, Ed.D.

Dear Family, We are excited to embark upon another outstanding school year. Our theme for this year is “IMAGINE THAT.” My team is very eager to meet our new students and all smiles to embrace our returning students. Over the summer we have held several meetings highlighting the upcoming school year. No worries if you […]

RWPCS Women’s Varsity Volleyball Clinics and Tryouts Announced

Volleyball Clinics for all young ladies interested in trying out this Tuesday-Thursday 4:30-6:30pm. Monday, July 29th’s session  has been cancelled. Please find the waiver for clinic participants here. Volleyball Tryouts will be Saturday, August 3rd, 11am-2:30pm. Lastly, student managers are needed. If interested, please email

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