Meridian Public Charter School – Middle School

Meridian Public Charter School – Middle School

Public Charter School

770 Kenyon St. NW 202-793-2667

Donna Defino
[email protected]

MTThF: 8:30 a.m.-3:55 p.m.
W: 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

MTThF: 3:55 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
W: 1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Before and after care availableNo Cost; Sliding Scale/VoucherContact school for details


MPCS is a nurturing and rigorous school serving students at all academic and developmental levels. Our child-centric school community celebrates student diversity and teaches foundational skills needed in an increasingly global world. Common Core-aligned curriculum encourages students to explore and develop their talents while taking them outside classrooms to learn about the community, city, nation and world. Continuum of services for the whole child supports academic, behavioral, socio-emotional growth.

Interscholastic Sports
Restorative Justice Program

Anime, Art, Fitness, Genders & Sexuality Alliance, Step Team, DC SCORES, Chess, Flag Football, Cross Country, Basketball, Standing Against Racism

• Continuum of services for the whole child, supporting academic, behavioral, social/emotional growth. Links families to in-house & community resources. Extensive in-person & virtual learning experiences; health/safety protocols meet or surpass guidance
• In SY21-22, nearly 9 in 10 Meridian Middle School graduates are attending a selective magnet program or a Tier 1 charter high school.
• 1 of 7 schools citywide to win competitively awarded literacy grant. An award winning inclusive & integrated model for support to multilingual & SPED students.


Student Proficiency Levels


Student Proficiency Levels

  • Did not yet meet expectations

  • Partially met expectations

  • Approached expectations

  • Met expectations

  • Exceeded expectations

  • 65%  Black/African-American
  • 1%  Asian
  • 27%  Hispanic / Latino
  • <1%  Native American / Alaska Native
  • <1%  Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander
  • 7%  White non-Hispanic
  • <1%  Multiracial
Lottery Seats
Waitlist length on Results Day
Waitlist offers made by October 2021
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 Kenyon St. NW

Ward 1

Ward 1
52, 54, 59, D32, H1, H2, H3, H4, H8, DCCirculator
Columbia Heights