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The Student Placement Office provides educational options for secondary students who have dropped out of school, are at-risk of dropping out, are new to District of Columbia, or are transitioning from juvenile correctional agencies.  

DCPS offers dual enrollment programs in partnership with UDC Community College, GW's Early College Program and other higher education partners.

If the high school you attended is still in operation, please contact the high school registrar.

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The data available here will give you a snapshot of progress in DCPS schools, and offer insight as to what’s in store for DCPS.

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We believe that school leaders have an immense power to positively impact the life outcomes of their students. We also believe that school leaders will be most successful if they are supported in their work.

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Today’s school nurse serves as the critical link between families, school personnel, community and other health providers. As the front-line healthcare provider in the school setting, nurses are the first to assist students who have been injured, become ill or face an emergency.

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School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs) are comprehensive primary care clinics that are located within schools. 

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DCPS welcomes the exploration of careers within our organization and schools. We have several places for you to search for information.  

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DCPS has six selective high schools that admit students based on specific criteria, or eligibility requirements. Students eligible to enroll in grades 9-12 can apply, but only students who meet a selective high school’s requirements will be considered eligible for admission.

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The School Mental Health Team assesses for barriers to optimal school progress. We provide high quality services that promote the development of healthy relationships, sound decision making, and regulation of emotions and behavior.

DC Public Schools (DCPS) is dedicated to ensuring that all children receive a world-class education that prepares students to be successful in college, career and life. Registering your child for summer school is one of the best things you can do to help your child stay on track and be prepared for the following school year. Download more details below.  

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Secondary transition is the process of preparing students for life after they leave high school, including participation in post-secondary education or training, employment, and community living.  Secondary transition training begins in Pre-Kindergarten, with the ultimate outcome of students living independently based on their preferences, abilities and limitations.

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