Student Application for SY17-18

Thank you for your interest in Richard Wright Public Charter School for Journalism and Media Art (RWPCS). Richard Wright Public Charter High School is a public school free of charge serving students who reside in the District of Columbia.

For this upcoming 2017-2018 School Year, Richard Wright PCS is a participant in the city-wide “Common Application and Common Lottery” for DCPS and most DC Public Charter Schools. Our next application period for SY17-18 becomes available December 1, 2017 for Grades 8 through 10. Parents residing in the District of Columbia wishing to enroll their child in grade 8, 9 or 10 at Richard Wright Public Charter School must complete an application at www.MySchoolDC.org.

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New Student Enrollment

You will need to log in to your account at www.MySchoolDC.org to see your lottery results – or check your email if you provided an email address. If you were matched with a school through the lottery, you must accept your space by completing the New Student Admission Documents and presenting Proof of Residency by May 2, 2017. To accept your space you must submit ALL required enrollment forms and proved DC Residency.

If you fail to complete the mandated documents, inclusive of providing DC Residency by the city-wide deadline of May 2, 2017, your child will be moved to the waitlist.

The documents to be completed:

  • SY17-18 Enrollment Form
  • Emergency Contact Form
  • Home Language Survey

All new students must provide the following documents must be provided to the school the following documents by the specified dates:

  • Copy of Birth Certificate
  • Individualized Educational Plan or 504 Plan (if applicable)
  • Most Recent Report Card (Upon Acceptance)
  • Final Report Card (June 2016)
Apply on MySchoolDC.org
December 1, 2017 for Grades 8 through 10. Parents residing in the District of Columbia wishing to enroll their child in grade 8, 9 or 10 at Richard Wright Public Charter School must complete an application at www.MySchoolDC.org.
Apply Online
1
Check Lottery Results
Log in to your account at www.MySchoolDC.org to see your lottery results – or check your email if you provided an email address.
See Lottery Results
2
Accept Your Space
You must accept your space by completing the New Student Admission Documents and presenting Proof of Residency by May 2, 2016.
Accept Space
3

Re-Enrollment

Current students at RWPCS electing to re-enroll for SY17-18 may do so during the Re-enrollment Period conducted March 1, 2017- March 30, 2017. Students failing to re-enroll will not be guaranteed placement for the upcoming school year and may be required to participate in the enrollment process with new students seeking admission to the school.

The following documents will be completed:

  • SY176-18 Re-Enrollment Form
  • Emergency Contact Form
Apply for re-enrollment
Between March 1, 2016 - March 30, 2016, you may login and complete your online application using the credentials emailed to you.
Apply Online

Non-District Residents Wishing to Apply

Non-District residents wishing to enroll at Richard Wright Public Charter School will need to follow the same protocols for D.C. residents and pay tuition. Richard Wright Public Charter School’s tuition will equal the per-pupil allocations provided by the Uniform Per Student Funding Formula during each fiscal school year.