Become A Chavez Scholar

20-21 My School DC Matches have been released-
We are excited to have you join the Chavez Community!

See below for the next steps for accepting your seat.

Step 1: Submit the online registration/enrollment confirmation form.

Step 2: Complete and Submit Required Forms to Secure Enrollment by 5/27/2020 or 6/15/2020 (whichever is earlier)

Step 3: Due by the Start of School.  These can also be emailed at any time to

  • Student Birth Certificate

  • High School transcript (grades 9th –12th)

  • Current Individualized Education Plan (I.E.P.)/ 504 Plan (if applicable)

  • Previous school academic records

  • Most recent health, dental and immunization records. Please note that immunization requirements have been updated for the 20-21 school year. More information can be found here.

Questions?  Email

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 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.

Join us for an open house or shadow day of our high school campus:

Open House: January 16, 2020, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

A Day in the Life of a Chavez Student, Shadow Day: January 24, 2020, 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm 

Join us for an open house to be a founding 6th grader at Chavez:

Middle School Open House: January 30, 2020, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm 

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

Quick Links:

Cesar Chavez 6th Grade Shadow Day 

Cesar Chaves High School Shadow Day 

Cesar Chavez Middle School One Pager English and Spanish

Cesar Chavez High School One Pager English 

Cesar Chavez High School One Pager Spanish 

A quick glance at the enrollment timeline for the 2020-21 school year:

  • December 10, 2019: My School DC Common Application Opens. Apply online at
  • February 3, 2020: Priority deadline for high school applications
  • March 2, 2020: Priority deadline for middle school applications
  • March 27, 2020: Families will be notified about their lottery results and waitlist positions via mail, email and the My School DC website.