Booker T. Washington Public Charter School

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Booker T. Washington Public Charter School(BTWPCS)
Established August 1999
Type Secondary Schools
Students 250
Grades 9–12
Location Washington, D.C., USA
District DCPS
Campus Urban
Colors Blue and Gold
Mascot Warriors
School hours 8:25 AM to 3:32 PM
Average class size 16


Booker T. Washington Public Charter School is a 501c3 non-profit charter high school chartered by the District of Columbia Public Schools.

School's Mission[edit]

The mission of Booker T. Washington Public Charter School for Technical Arts is to educate students in grades 9 through 12, adults, and others for the construction and building trades and prepare them for lifelong learning:

  • Educate students to meet college matriculation requirements;
  • Train students for construction apprenticeship programs;
  • Develop life skills for long-term success;
  • Create opportunities for employment and entrepreneurship.

Last graduating class June 2014 school forced to close by school board.

School uniforms[edit]

The school previously required all students and staff to wear lab coats, but has subsequently discontinued this practice. Current guidelines stipulate that students wear uniform polo shirts. The staff are not obligated to conform to any such guideline.

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Coordinates: 38°55′13″N 77°01′52″W / 38.9203°N 77.0312°W / 38.9203; -77.0312