Specialized High Schools 

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A specialized high school is a citywide high school with no boundary that has specific admissions requirements and selection criteria. 

All students applying to the specialized schools for grades 9 and 10 must use the My School DC common application, no paper applications will be accepted. Applications will become available Dec. 16, 2013 and will be due on Feb. 3, 2014. 

DCPS currently has six specialized high schools. Please explore the links below to learn more about each individual school.


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