We educate the whole child through character education and community service

We provide enriching, arts instruction and activities

Our Global Ambassadors learn about the world around them

Our schools are small and nurturing

We create meaningful opportunities for student engagement

Our extracurricular programs include musicals, drama, and dance


Applying to Center City PCS is easy! We do not have admission criteria and welcome all families who are interested in our programs. We invite students for grades PreKindergarten (4 years old) to 8th grade to apply at MySchoolDC.org.


Center City's teachers are dedicated to developing the whole child through a rigorous, character-infused academic program. Find out if you are ready to become a Center City teacher.


Every child deserves a quality education and we strive to provide small, safe family environments that are conducive to learning. Your donation helps to ensure we are nurturing and developing the next generation of leaders.

Featured Stories

The Center City Global Ambassadors program exposes students to other cultures, ideas and perspectives

Listen to EP30 w/guest @AletaMargolis of @InspireTeach as she shares strategies to Nurture Your Kids' Curiosity & Grow Their Passion for Learning Listen: https://t.co/sbx84QKtFJ #RaisingEntrepreneurs

"According to the most recent federal data, between 1992 and 2015, less than 3 percent of homicides of children 5 to 18 years old occurred at school, and less than 1 percent of suicides." - @DanaGoldstein https://t.co/cGfLXHP1eA

“A rural school may seem geographically isolated, but can be ideally situated when studying science.” https://t.co/90W990LTVG

Delhi’s archbishop urged prayers for India’s democracy. Then he was slammed by Hindu nationalists. https://t.co/Hg9dZtp7Jd

RT @Wards7_8CmtyCal: Notification: Parklands-Turner Library Homework Zone @dcpl @ Wed May 23, 2018 3pm - 5pm (EDT) (wards7and8@gmail.com) https://t.co/m2AVIOhB2h

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