Step 1: Apply for Fall 2017 Classes!

Come apply for the school lottery on any of these days:

Open Tuesday, August 15 / 8:00am-3:30pm*

Open Wednesday, August 16 / 12:30pm-8:00pm*

Open Thursday, August 17 / 8:30am-1:00pm*

Location: Harvard Street Campus 1100 Harvard Street NW, Washington, DC 20009

*Doors may close early if we reach building capacity


Please bring the following to apply:

  • Official unexpired government ID (Passport or DC driver’s license)
  • DC Residency documents (click here for a list of documents)


Step 2: Lottery Drawing 2017-2018

For classes where there are more applicants than spaces available, a lottery will be conducted so all new applicants have the same chance to enter into the class. Names of applicants for all three days will be put in a single lottery system. This event is open to the public. Applicants do not have to be present to win. Results from the lottery drawing will be posted on our website, Facebook page, and school front doors. Winners of the lottery will be invited to complete registration the following week.

Open Friday, August 18  / 1:00pm

Location: Auditorium at Harvard Street Campus (1100 Harvard St. NW, Washington, DC 20009)


Step 3: Register for Classes

Once the application process has been completed, you will need to register. During the registration days, please bring:

  • $20.00 dollars cash or credit/debit card to pay for a new school ID
  • Official unexpired government ID (Passport or DC driver’s license)
  • Lottery ticket (Fall registration only)
  • Immunization record if under 26 years of age