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WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL, DC!

School is more than just a building. It’s where friends, memories, and a love for learning are made. Students thrive in the classroom. That’s why DC schools have prepared for safe, in-person learning. DC is ready to go back to school.

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WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL, DC!

School is more than just a building. It’s where friends, memories, and a love for learning are made. Students thrive in the classroom. That’s why DC schools have prepared for safe, in-person learning. DC is ready to go back to school.

1015 Half Street, SE, 9th Floor

1015 Half Street, SE, 9th Floor
1015 Half Street, SE, 9th Floor, Washington, District of Columbia, 20003

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Latest Updates

Mayor Bowser Delivers Back to School Update for SY21-22
On August 18, Mayor Bowser and administration officials delivered an update on the District’s health and safety plan for School Year 2021-22.
Mayor Bowser Incentivizes Youth to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine
Through September 30, DC youth aged 12-17 who receive their first COVID-19 vaccine at three vaccine giveaway sites will receive free AirPods (while supplies last).
School Immunization Clinics Are Open
Families can make an appointment through vaccinate.dc.gov to get their required pediatric immunizations at school-based clinics and community health centers across the District.
DC Public School Teachers and Staff Required to Get Vaccinated
Mayor Bowser announced that vaccination against COVID-19 will be a requirement for all DC government employees, including DCPS teachers and staff.
Masks Are Mandatory In Schools and School Transportation
All students and staff must always wear face coverings or face masks while at school.

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The District’s Commitment to Safe, In-Person Learning

The District is committed to:

  • Ensuring safe reopening for all students
  • Providing equitable supports and resources
  • Maximizing learning opportunities in-person
  • Communicating openly and directly with families
  • Implementing citywide system for COVID-19 testing
  • Executing layered COVID-19 mitigation strategies at all schools
  • Giving access to free vaccines for age-eligible youth and residents