Columbia Heights Education Campus 9–12 (CHEC)

Columbia Heights Education Campus 9–12 (CHEC)

DCPS School
3101 16th St. NW
Columbia Heights Education Campus 9–12 (CHEC)

Columbia Heights Education Campus is a unique globally themed early college 6–12 dual-language campus that blends rigorous instruction with personalized education, driven by technology, bilingualism and social justice. The class of 2016 collected over $3,000,000 in scholarships and grants. In April 17, 2016 CHEC was once again named by The Washington Post Challenge Index as one of the top high schools for challenge in the Washington Area.

8:45 a.m.–3:15 p.m.


Dual Language/Immersion Interscholastic Sports

AP for All, Early College Program, NHS, CTE, NAF (Hospitality)

This is one of six DCPS high schools that have specific admissions requirements and selection criteria. Click HERE to learn more.


Student Proficiency Levels

  • 27.9%
  • 49.1%
  • 17.7%
  • 5%
  • 0.3%

Student Proficiency Levels

  • 34.6%
  • 22.6%
  • 24.2%
  • 17.7%
  • 0.9%
  • Did not yet meet expectations

  • Partially met expectations

  • Approached expectations

  • Met expectations

  • Exceeded expectations

  • 35%  Black, non-Hispanic
  • 1.6%  Asian
  • 61.9%  Hispanic / Latino
  • 0.3%  Native American / Alaska Native
  • 0.3%  Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander
  • 0.8%  White non-Hispanic
  • 0.4%  Multiracial
Federal and District law require equal access to services for students with special education needs and English Language Learners. For additional information, please contact the Office of the State Superintendent of Education at (202) 727-6436 or at

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3101 16th St. NW

Ward 1

Ward 1
42, 43, 52, 53, 54, H1, H2, H3, H4, H8, S1, S2, S3, S4, S9, DC Circulator
Columbia Heights