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My School DC is excited to bring you EdFEST, DC’s only citywide public school fair!
Save the date!
Saturday, December 12, 2015
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
DC Armory (2001 East Capitol St SE)
Admission and parking are FREE
*Interpretation in sign language, Spanish, Amharic, Mandarin, Vietnamese, and French available throughout the day.
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Metro Station: Stadium–Armory (Orange/Blue/Silver lines)
Metro Bus: B2, D6, E32, 96, 97
Free onsite parking: Lot #3
Come to EdFEST and explore the city’s many public school options (PK3-12) for your child. Representatives from DC public schools (DCPS) and DC public charter schools will showcase their programs. With the launch of the My School DC common lottery application on December 14, EdFEST is a timely event to help you make informed school selections for the 2016-17 school year common lottery.
EdFEST will also feature many free services and fun activities for the whole family:
- Flu shots for adults, immunizations and dental services for kids and teens, free health screenings and lots more family fun, games and entertainment brought to you by the DC Department of Health
- Sports activities for all, such as soccer, basketball, and tennis brought to you by the DC Department of Parks and Recreation, including information about DPR Fun Days, Winter and Spring Break Camps, Cooperative Play, and more
- Story time with DC Public Library
Following is a list of EdFEST exhibitors, including more than 200 public schools.
Government Agencies and Nonprofit Organizations
- My School DC – common lottery
- Connect.DC, with information on free / low-cost Internet service and computers and free tech training
- DC Department of Health
- DC Department of Parks and Recreation
- DC Department of Transportation, with information about Kids Ride Free
- DC Office of Human Rights, with information about bullying prevention and language access
- DC Public Charter School Board (PCSB)
- DC Public Library
- DC Public Schools (DCPS) Central Office
- DC School Reform Now
- Friends of Choice in Urban Schools (FOCUS)
- Office of the Chief Student Advocate
- Office of the Ombudsman for Public Education
- Office of the State Superintendent for Education (OSSE) / LearnDC, with information about pre-K programs and PARCC
- Serving our Children
- Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)
Note: School exhibitors not participating in the My School DC common lottery are indicated with an asterisk (*)
Kingsman Academy Public Charter School*
Latin American Montessori Bilingual Public Charter School*
Luke C. Moore High School*
Mary McLeod Bethune Day Academy PCS*
Maya Angelou PCS*
Monument Academy Public Charter School*
The SEED PCS*
Washington Metropolitan High School*