Teacher Wish Lists

Want to support our teachers with an end of year donation? Click here to see our wish lists.

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Our move to Shaed

We have moved to our new location at 200 Douglas St. , NE Washington, DC 20002. Our phone number is the same: 202-248-6825.

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Upcoming events

  • Friday, March 6: Spring Giving Drive Kick-off
  • Wed-Fri, March 11-13: 5th grade camping trip
  • Thursday, March 12: IFA Coffee hour
  • Friday, March 13: IFA Gala
  • Thursday, March 19: Learning Showcase; End of Trimester II
  • Friday, March 20: NO SCHOOL for students

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What’s new?

> Middle School students present their photography from the “Everyday Africa-Everyday D.C” workshop at the Pulitzer Center.

> EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and Mayor Vincent Gray visit to bring attention to Children’s Health Month.

> President and Mrs. Obama joined us on our Kaboom! playground Build Day.

> Students, teachers, parents, and staff from the Inspired Teaching Demonstration Public Charter School were proud to march in the 39th Annual Capital Pride Parade.

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Delayed opening schedule

With a two hour delay, the morning schedule is:

  • No before care
  • All students welcome for breakfast at 10:00am
  • Middle School begins at 10:30 (students welcome in classrooms at 10:20)
  • Lower School begins at 10:45 (students welcome in classrooms at 10:30)


Prospective families

If you submitted an application through the MySchoolDC lottery, results will be out March 27, 2015. We will then reach out to accepted families with an invitation to tour the school during the school day, and instructions on how to enroll. For families that missed the Round 1 deadline, you can apply for preschool-7th grade in Round 2 now on MySchoolDC.org.

Our playground

We are thrilled with our Kaboom! playground, built on the National Day of Service, and honored to have welcomed the President and Mrs. Obama.

Playground group


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Visit from EPA Administrator McCarthy and Mayor Gray

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and DC Mayor Vincent Gray visited us to recognize Children’s Health Month and highlight actions we can all take to educate and protect children from environmental health risks. Our 2nd graders shared with them their recent butterfly study.



Our mission

At the Inspired Teaching Demonstration Public Charter School, a professional learning community of master teachers and teacher residents ensures that a diverse group of students achieve their potential as accomplished learners, thoughtful citizens, and imaginative and inquisitive problem solvers through a demanding, inquiry-based curriculum. The standards-based curriculum and student goals are centered
 on the 4 I’s: Intellect, Inquiry, Imagination, and Integrity.

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Become an Inspired Teacher

Join the movement to change the way students are educated through the Inspired Teacher Certification Program.

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