School Phone Number: 202-949-0930

General Inquiries: learn-dc@learncharter.org

About LEARN D.C.

LEARN D.C. is part of the LEARN Charter School Network and is located in Washington D.C. on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB).  LEARN was selected through a rigorous process conducted by the Ward 8 Parent Operator Selection Team (POST) to select a new school that would serve children who live on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling and the D.C. region. ALL children living in Washington, D.C. are eligible to attend our public, open-enrollment elementary school.

LEARN D.C. is currently serving grades Pre-K through 3rd grade, adding a grade level per year until the 8th grade. 

A note for our military families: We proudly serve military families who are DC residents at the Joint Base Anacostia Bolling military installation. At LEARN DC, we have programs like Anchored4Life to serve military-connected students. Learn more.

Our Location
100 Duncan St SW
Washington, DC 20032


Grades Offered

Pre-K – 3rd Grade

LEARN DC will add a grade level each year until our campus educates students in Pre-K to 8th Grade.

School Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday – 8:30-3:50pm
Wednesday – 8:30 – 2:50pm


Office Phone Number:

(202) 949–0930

quick facts

Why Choose LEARN DC

  • Tuition-free, open enrollment public charter school – open to ALL children in Washington, D.C.
  • Rigorous academics within a compassionate and loving culture
  • Understands the unique needs of children of military families who experience multiple relocations during their school age years.

AppleTree@LEARN D.C. is a unique partnership between AppleTree Institute for Education Innovation and LEARN. The program delivers high-quality early childhood education in Preschool and Pre-K, as well as guaranteed seat at LEARN D.C. for Kindergarten. Program highlights:

  • Preschool and PreKindergarten program uses AppleTree Institute’s internally developed instructional model/curriculum, Every Child Ready.
  • Every Child Ready is designed specifically for 3 and 4 year-old children with the goal of ensuring they are academically, socially and emotionally prepared for Kindergarten.
  • Every classroom has at least two adults, including a combination of a lead teacher, a resident teacher and / or a teacher’s assistant.

“LEARN D.C. is the culmination of the hopes and dreams that we all have for the education of our children. The respect that LEARN D.C. has for parents, children and this city is an excellent foundation on which to build a school. I am so excited for our families to experience it.”
Tara Brown, Ward 8 Parent

LEARN Charter School Network Leadership

Greg White
President & CEO
Kristen Denison
Chief Advancement & External Affairs Officer
Sabrina King
Chief Talent Officer
Donna Moore
Chief Financial Officer
April Wozniak
Chief Development Officer

LEARN D.C. Board Information

Please click below to view LEARN D.C. Board of Directors meeting information.
Board Meeting Information

Excellence in Immunization

The District of Columbia Department of Health (DC Health) and the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) have recognized LEARN DC’s comprehensive efforts to increase the immunization rates of students at our school.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Enroll Today

The 2023-2024 My School DC Lottery application closed on March 1, 2023. However, it is not too late to join our waitlist.

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