District of Columbia International School

District of Columbia International School

Public Charter School

1400 MAIN DRIVE NW 202-808-9033

This school offers a Chinese language program, a Spanish language program, and a French language program. You may apply to one, two or all three. No previous language experience is needed.

MTWTh: 8:15 a.m.-3:35 p.m.
F: 8:15 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

MTWTh: 3:45 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
F: 1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

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District of Columbia International School

DCI is an authorized International Baccalaureate World School that offers advanced Spanish, Chinese, and French language instruction in a technology-rich learning environment for grades 6 - 12. Join us online or at an information session to learn more. Please see our website for updated on-site hours and for additional information.

Career and Technical Education
Dual Language/Immersion
International Baccalaureate
Restorative Justice Program
School Garden

Full clubs and sports programming in middle and high school.

• DCI has an incredibly diverse student body with no majority race.
• 1:1 Technology Program: Students receive Chromebooks that they take home at night and over the summer to have constant access to academic materials.
• DCI offers the rigorous International Baccalaureate curriculum to all students.


Student Proficiency Levels

  • 15.0%
  • 26.5%
  • 27.8%
  • 27.1%
  • 3.2%

Student Proficiency Levels

  • 14.5%
  • 15.7%
  • 24.0%
  • 33.2%
  • 12.4%
  • Level 1

  • Level 2

  • Level 3

  • Level 4

  • Level 5

  • 30.3%  Black/African-American
  • 2.6%  Asian
  • 40.6%  Hispanic / Latino
  • <1%  Native American / Alaska Native
  • <1%  Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander
  • 18.1%  White non-Hispanic
  • 8.0%  Multiracial

This school has multiple lottery options, please visit the historic waitlist page HERE for detailed data.
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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Ward 4

Ward 4
52, 54, 59, S2, S4, S9, 79, 70