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

DELAYED STATUS TODAY – Thursday, 11/15/18

Due to inclement weather, Richard Wright Public Charter School will be operating on a delayed status this morning. All staff must report by 10:30am. All students will report by 11am. Please be safe in your travels. Thank you. 


The Powerschool Parent/Student Portal is now available for viewing of real time grades. Emails were sent to parents with information needed to access your student’s current grades and attendance through Richard Wright’s Parent Portal. You will be able to securely view real-time student attendance, grades, detailed assignment descriptions, and even personal messages from the teacher. Please visit the […]

Welcome INFO for New and Returning Students SY18-19

The first day of school for the 2018-2019 school year is quickly approaching. Our entire school community is very humbled yet excited about this year’s possibilities. We would like to take a moment to thank you for your cooperation and diligence in meeting the necessary deadlines for enrollment. If there is something listed that needs […]

Kids Ride Free SY18.19 and Distribution Events

Kids Ride Free Distribution Events Beginning October 1, 2018, students will no longer be able to use their DC One Cards to access public transportation. Students who use Metrorail, Metrobus, or the DC Circulator to get to and from school and school-related activities will need to obtain a new Kids Ride Free SmarTrip card. Get Your Card Early Students can attend one Kids Ride Free SmartTrip card distribution […]

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