Upcoming events

  • Current – May 16: Student exhibits at the Phillips Collection
  • May 6: Class photo day
  • May 7: Sibling photo day
  • May 13: IFA All Families meeting and elections
  • May 25: NO SCHOOL; Memorial Day
  • May 29: Half day for students
  • June 5: Learning Showcase #3
  • June 12: Half day; family conferences
  • June 16: Half day – last day of school!

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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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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.



Waitlisted families

Waitlisted families can monitor their place on the wait list through their account on MySchoolDC.org. If you’ve been offered a spot off the wait list, enroll within 5 business days by completing the steps listed here.

Prospective families

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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200 Douglas St., NE | Washington, DC 20002 | p: 202-248-6825 | f: 202-248-6939 | info@inspiredteachingschool.org