Become A Chavez Scholar

We are excited to have you join the Chavez Community!

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A quick glance at the enrollment timeline for the 2021-2022 school year:

  • February 1, 2021: Deadline for 9-12th grade applicants.
  • March 1, 2021: Deadline for PK3–8th grade applicants.
  • April 2, 2021: Lottery results and waitlist positions available in your account.

Thank you for your interest in Cesar Chavez PCS!

Cesar Chavez School for Public Policy prepares scholars to succeed in competitive colleges and empowers scholars to use public policy to create a more just, free, and equal world.  Because of our intimate class sizes, experienced teachers, and robust curriculum, Chavez scholars influence public policies and practices to make a positive change in their communities and in the world.   


We are proud to participate in the My School DC, common lottery application for DC public and public charter schools. To learn more about the application process for 6th and 7th grade click here and for high school click here.

Chavez School for Public Policy is driven by a powerful mission and guided by the core values of Student Achievement, Innovation, and Excellence. Join us for an upcoming Open House to learn more.

Questions? Contact Linda Bernal to schedule a visit at 202.398.2230 or