Resources for Families and Schools

Use the following tools to help guide you through the My School DC application process.


Key Dates Flyer

Download a Key Dates flyer and add the lottery application and enrollment deadlines to your calendar. Make sure you do not miss a key date!


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Helpful questions to ask schools

With the many public school options available in the District, parents and guardians must ask a variety of questions to find the school their child will call MY SCHOOL. Use these questions drafted by parents to help you navigate and ask questions during EdFEST, school open houses, and more.


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Guide to My School DC

This guide explains the My School DC application process, including who needs to submit a My School DC application and what is required.


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School Directory for the 2021-22 school year lottery – available in December 2020

The My School DC school directory includes profiles of each public school (DCPS and charter) that participates in the common lottery. It is a great resource to begin your school search process. 


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