Richard Wright PCS for Journalism and Media Arts

Richard Wright PCS for Journalism and Media Arts

Public Charter School

770 M St. SE 202-388-1011

MTWTh: 8:05 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
F: 8:05 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Richard Wright PCS for Journalism and Media Arts

Richard Wright fortifies its students with the resounding impact of education, transforming lives in a highly creative, engaging, and student-centered environment with a caring, highly qualified staff of professionals to develop students for college and beyond. With its unique focus on journalism, media, creative and performing arts, RWPCS offers a myriad of opportunities, both on and off campus, for all students to thrive and achieve.

Interscholastic Sports

Journalism, Media Arts, Music, Dance, Visual Art, SAT Prep, After School Tutoring, Sports

•Full Accreditation from the Middle States Accreditation Agency, Creating Future Leaders and Positive Content Creators
•Multiple Award Recipients for Local, Regional, and National Competitions in Various Content Areas
•100% College Acceptance, College Focus for SAT Prep, Admissions, Scholarships, and Visits, Service and Community Oriented


Student Proficiency Levels


Student Proficiency Levels

  • Did not yet meet expectations

  • Partially met expectations

  • Approached expectations

  • Met expectations

  • Exceeded expectations

  • 98%  Black, non-Hispanic
  • 2%  Hispanic / Latino
  • <1%  White non-Hispanic
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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770 M St. SE

Ward 6

Ward 6
90, 92, 93, A42, A46, A48, P6, V7, V8, V9
Eastern Market; Navy Yard-Ballpark