News and Announcements

What does it take to reach one’s Dream College? Hear it from a Chavez Student!

What does it take for a student reach his/her dream college? There are many answers: years of hard work, determination, advance planning, persistence, ambition...  At Chavez Schools, having dedicated college counselors to advise students throughout the application process and providing free college tours for students to visit colleges they are interested in across the country are…
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Re: the Administration’s Recent Decisions on Eliminating TPS

The Honorable Kirstjen M. Nielsen Secretary of Homeland Security Washington, D.C. 20528 January 12, 2018 Dear Secretary Nielsen, We are saddened by your administration’s decision to end Temporary Protected Status for about 200,000 people from El Salvador and strongly condemn this action. We respectfully ask you to reconsider this decision and think about its impact on…
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DC Public Charter School Board’s 20-Year Review of Chavez Schools

The DC Public Charter Schools Board’s 20-year review of Chavez Schools’ charter coincides with both an important anniversary for our network of four schools and a period of aggressive improvement. We are disappointed that on Dec. 18 the Board voted 4-2 to follow its staff’s recommendations and close Parkside Middle School beginning in June 2018.…
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Making It to Graduation, the Chavez Family Stands By Your Side

High school is an important stage of people's lives. For many of our students, reaching graduation is a tremendous milestone. Read Kierra's story below and consider helping her and her classmates reach their goals! When asked how she is going to feel as she walks across the stage on graduation day, she said, “I would…
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