Paul PCS - International High School

Paul PCS - International High School

Public Charter School

5800 8th St. NW 202-291-7499

8:10 a.m.-3:35 p.m.

Paul PCS - International High School

Paul PCS, located in Northwest Washington, DC, has a strong tradition of academic excellence and community involvement. Founded in 1930 as Paul Junior High School, Paul PCS converted to a charter middle school in 2000. Paul has since expanded providing a college preparatory program for grades 6-12 with a focus on global awareness and engagement. Paul has two schools, Paul Middle School and Paul International High School, on the same campus.

Arts Integration
Advanced Placement
Dual College Enrollment
Interscholastic Sports

After-school tutoring, My Brother's Keeper and Raising Queens mentoring and performance teams.

•PIHS is a community that prepares students for college and life in a global society with a college matriculation rate exceeding the state average.
•PIHS provides activities that cultivate and foster an appreciation of the Performing, Visual, and Culinary Arts, STEM, and participation in Athletics
•PIHS provides travel excursion opportunities to over 10 countries for scholars to investigate their chosen global issue.


Student Proficiency Levels


Student Proficiency Levels

  • Did not yet meet expectations

  • Partially met expectations

  • Approached expectations

  • Met expectations

  • Exceeded expectations

  • 64%  Black, non-Hispanic
  • <1%  Asian
  • 35%  Hispanic / Latino
  • <1%  Native American / Alaska Native
Lottery Seats
Matches on Results Day
Waitlist offers made by October 2019
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 [email protected].

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5800 8th St. NW

Ward 4

Ward 4
70, 79
Fort Totten; Georgia Ave-Petworth