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Non-Traditional and Transfer Student Placement

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.  

We Provide Services to Youth Who Are:

  • 15-22 years of age
  • Behind in credits to graduate
  • Teen parents
  • Not experiencing success in their current school
  • Returning to school from an extended absence due to a life circumstance
  • At risk of dropping out or have dropped out of school
  • Struggling with chronic absenteeism or truancy
  • Transitioning from incarceration or detention program
  • New residents of the District of Columbia

Placement Services Include:

  • School Choice Options
  • Academic Skills Assessment
  • Career Interest Profile
  • Transcript Review (This service is provided to potential students and parents so that they may have a general understanding of graduation Carnegie Unit requirements in the District of Columbia.)
  • Registration Information and Packets
  • DCPS Health and Wellness Information
  • Transitory Services Information
  • Visiting Instruction Services (Offered to students that are deemed physically or psychologically unable to attend school on a temporary basis by a medical doctor)
  • Connections to community-based resources
  • Student Success Monitoring: attendance, academic progress, individual graduation plans and behavior intervention

To make an appointment contact:

Student Placement Office
Office of the Chief of Schools
Youth Engagement Division
3535 V Street, NE
Washington, DC 20018
Office: (202) 939-2004
Fax: (202) 730-0604
Email: [email protected]

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