There are many ways to keep students engaged during the summer. (DCPS photo)
There are many ways to keep students engaged during the summer. (DCPS photo)

Even though the school year has ended, there are many ways to keep students engaged during the summer.

DCPS’ online portal ( has summer enrichment courses for students of all grade levels.

Last Day of School

June 19 is the last day of school this academic year for students.

However, all schools will remain closed and students will participate in learning at home through the end of the school year.

More information on learning at home can be found at

Meals and groceries will be available for families at sites across the district. For more information, visit

Other Important Dates

June 29
Summer School Begins
July 3
Independence Day Observed (No School for Students, Teachers, and Staff)
July 4
Independence Day
July 31
Summer School Ends
Aug. 31
First day of school for students

MySchoolDC Deadline

The MySchoolDC lottery has been extended to Monday, June 15.

Summer Break

Summer break is here and DCPS is planning for a safe and healthy return to school in the fall.

School officials are asking families to take a few minutes to share their thoughts on how schools can reopen strong at either or

While the student survey is intended for students in grades 3 through 12, DCPS encourages all parents and guardians to share their feedback on the safe reopening of schools.

Getting Tested

D.C. residents can get tested for COVID-19 using the following resources:

– one’s doctor or medical provider
– hotline in English: 1-855-363-0333
– hotline in English & Spanish: 1-844-796-2797
– Learn more:

2020-21 Enrollment Forms

Although more information is forthcoming about the DCPS 2020-21 school year calendar, the school system encourages all families to complete their SY20-21 enrollment online at

DCPS Goes to College

Mickeyla Clark had a hard time choosing from more than a dozen college acceptances, but she’s decided that Temple University will be her home for the next four years.

After excelling in the National Academy Foundation Career Academy at McKinley Technology High School, Mickeyla plans to major in electrical engineering.

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