District of Columbia International School

District of Columbia International School

Public Charter School

1400 MAIN DRIVE NW 202-808-9033

Dr. Suzanne Brooks
[email protected]

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

DC International School inspires inquiring, engaged, knowledgeable and caring secondary students who are multilingual, culturally competent, and committed to proactively creating a socially just and sustainable world. We are 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 at an information session to learn more!

Career and Technical Education
Dual Language/Immersion
International Baccalaureate
Interscholastic Sports
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 is an "IB for All School" and offers the rigorous International Baccalaureate curriculum to all students.


Student Proficiency Levels

  • 14.3%
  • 20.9%
  • 31.8%
  • 28.9%
  • 3.82%

Student Proficiency Levels

  • 13.7%
  • 15.3%
  • 21.0%
  • 32.8%
  • 17.0%
  • Level 1: Did Not Yet Meet Expectations

  • Level 2: Partially Met Expectations

  • Level 3: Approached Expectations

  • Level 4: Met Expectations

  • Level 5: Exceeded Expectations

  • 29.2%  Black/African-American
  • 2.6%  Asian
  • 40.1%  Hispanic / Latino
  • <1%  Native American / Alaska Native
  • <1%  Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander
  • 19.4%  White non-Hispanic
  • 8.6%  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

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