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 […]

RWPCS Closed Today, Thursday, March 22, 2018

Due to inclement weather, RWPCS is closed today. Please be safe and stay warm. Thank you.

URGENT:RESPONSE NEEDED BY 3/30/18:::SY2018-2019 Re-enrollment Available ONLINE NOW!

Richard Wright PCS Parent/Guardian, Richard Wright PCS is kicking off its Re-enrollment Season for the 2018-19 School Year, starting March 1, 2018 and ending March 30, 2018. You may go to the link here “Admissions”, scroll down to RE-ENROLLMENT, and click to re-enroll your student. Completed online forms will be sent automatically to Richard Wright PCS. Please […]

RWPCS Closed Friday, March 2, 2018

Due to the intense and high winds, and concerned for staff and student travel, RWPCS will be closed Friday, March 2, 2018.

Delayed Opening Wednesday, 2/7/18

RWPCS will have a delayed opening due to the inclement weather and low temperatures. Students are to arrive to school by 11am. We hope for safe travel to school!

Delayed Opening Tuesday, 1/30/18

Due to sub 32 degree temp in a few areas of students, RWPCS is taking precaution and having s delayed opening for students. All students are to arrive for school by 11:00am.

Richard Wright PCS Engaged in the Middle States Association Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA-CESS) Accreditation Process

As an educational community constantly seeking ways to develop, grow, and improve in our educational responsibility to our students, families, and our entire community, Richard Wright has engaged in the peer-review model of accreditation with the Middle States Association Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA-CESS). The accreditation process is a voluntary and reflective one through […]


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The Library of Congress Teen Board/Book Club Experience
Good Partnerships Broaden Horizons

Richard Wright’s partnership with the Global Scholars Foundation (GSF) program has been exemplary. The partnership was formed as a result of meeting with the H Street Development Corporation (HSCDC). HSCDC introduced Richard Wright to the Global Scholars Foundation who prepares students for college and the world through a yearlong program that culminates in an all-expense […]

Washington DC’s Habitat for Humanity showcases “Women Build: She Nailed It” a Hand Up from Dependance to Self-Reliance

Ambassadors Jakalya Mordecai and Davon Harris covered a press conference on Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 in Ivy City for RWN News. They got a sneak preview and media tour of the Ivy City construction site of new Habitat for Humanity homes. This project is designed to help women who are heads of households and face […]

The AFRO: Celebrates 125 Years of Journalistic Excellence and Service to the Community

Richard Wright Seniors, Ambassadors Joshua Mitchell and Tiara Gordon, were fortunate to be the guests of the Afro-American Newspapers, (the longest continuous African American publication in America), on the occasion of their 125th Anniversary Gala, themed “Framing Our Heritage, Forging Our Legacy, Forecasting Our Future” on Saturday, August 12th, 2017 at Martin’s Crosswinds in Greenbelt, […]