Back to School Roundup: List of Start Dates for for D.C.-Area Schools

Summer coming to an end, and thousands of students are about to head back to class.

Below are back-to-school dates for public school students in D.C., Maryland and Virginia:


DC Public Schools: Aug. 24

(Charter Schools) 

Academy of Hope PCS: Sept. 15

Achievement Prep PCS - ALL CAMPUSES:  Sept. 14


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AppleTree Early Learning PCS - ALL CAMPUSES:  Aug. 17


Bridges PCS Aug. 24

Briya PCS: Aug. 27

Capital City PCS: Aug. 31

Carlos Rosario International PCS: Aug. 31

Cedar Tree Academy PCS (formerly Howard Road PCS): Aug. 24

Center City PCS: Aug. 31

César Chávez PCS for Public Policy - ALL CAMPUSES: Aug. 17

Community College Prep Academy PCS: Aug. 3

Creative Minds International PCS: Aug. 24

DC Bilingual PCS Monday: Aug. 24

DC International PCS: Aug. 31

DC International PCS: Aug. 31

DC Prep PCS: Aug. 31

DC Scholars PCS: Aug. 24

Democracy Prep Congress Heights PCS: Aug. 17

E.L. Haynes PCS - ALL CAMPUSES: Aug. 10

Eagle Academy PCS: Aug. 24

Early Childhood Academy PCS: Aug. 24

Elsie Whitlow Stokes Community Freedom PCS: Aug. 24

Excel Academy PCS: Aug. 24

Friendship PCS - ALL CAMPUSES: Aug. 24

Harmony PCS: Aug. 24

Howard University Middle School of Math and Science PCS: Aug. 31

IDEA PCS: Aug. 25

Ideal Academy PCS: Aug. 24

Imagine Hope Community PCS - (Lamond & Tolson Campuses): Aug. 24

Ingenuity Prep PCS: Aug. 20

Inspired Teaching Demonstration PCS: Aug. 26

Kingsman PCS: Aug. 24


Latin American Montessori Bilingual PCS: Aug. 31

LAYC Career Academy PCS: Aug. 31

Lee Montessori PCS: Aug. 24

Mary McLeod Bethune Day Academy PCS: Sept. 3

Maya Angelou PCS - ALL CAMPUSES: Aug. 31

Meridian PCS: Aug. 24

Monument PCS: Aug. 4

Mundo Verde Bilingual PCS: Aug. 26

National Collegiate Prep PCS: Aug. 31

Paul PCS: Aug. 25

Perry Street Prep PCS: Aug. 24

Potomac Prep PCS: Aug. 24

Richard Wright PCS for Journalism & Media Arts: Aug. 24

Roots PCS: Sept. 8

Sela PCS: Aug. 24

Shining Stars Montessori Academy PCS: Aug. 24

Somerset Preparatory Academy PCS: Aug. 24

St. Coletta PCS: Aug. 25

The Children's Guild PCS: Sept. 8

The Next Step/El Proximo Paso: Sept. 9

Thurgood Marshall Academy PCS: Aug. 24

Two Rivers PCS: Aug. 31

Washington Global PCS: Aug. 24

Washington Latin PCS: Aug. 24

Washington Math Science Technology PCS: Aug. 31

Washington Yu Ying PCS: Aug. 31

William E. Doar Jr. PCS for the Performing Arts: Aug. 24

YouthBuild PCS Wednesday: Sept. 9


Anne Arundel County: Aug. 24 for grades 1-6 and 9; first school day Aug. 25 for all students in grades 1 through 12.

Calvert County:  Aug. 25

Caroline County:  Aug. 17

Carroll County:  Aug. 31

Charles County:  Aug. 31

Frederick County:  Aug. 24

Harford County:  Aug. 31

Howard County:  Aug. 24

Montgomery County:  Aug. 31

Prince George's County:  Aug. 25

St. Mary's County:  Aug. 19


Alexandria: Sept. 8

Arlington County: Sept. 8

Culpeper County: Aug. 10

Fairfax County: Sept. 8

Fauquier County: Aug. 17

Frederick County: Aug. 17

Loudoun County: Aug. 31

Manassas Park City: Aug. 17

Prince William County: Aug. 31

Rappahanock County: Aug. 11

Stafford County: Sept. 8

Spotsylvania County: Sept. 8

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