DCI is an authorized International Baccalaureate (IB) World School and employs the IB’s interdisciplinary curriculum program to engage students in authentic and deep learning. Grounded in environmental stewardship, social justice, and deep understanding of language and culture, DCI students contribute to their school, community, and planet.
IB MIDDLE YEARS
Through the IB MYP, students gain both academic and real-world experience and skills. In grades 11-12, students will be take courses that will lead to their earning the IB Diploma and/or IB subject-specific certificates and/or the IB Career-Related Certificate (IBCP).
The Diploma Programme has gained recognition and respect from the world’s leading universities.
An alternative IB Certificate which prepares students for both college and careers.
At DCI students take their language class every day. With electives and other classes offered in the target language, DC International School offers from 25-50% language immersion in Spanish, French, and Chinese.
STUDENT AGENCY & TECHNOLOGY
In line with our IB curriculum framework, DCI believes that students should have a say in, make choices for, and really own their education. This belief is manifested in our classes and student projects.
While only in its third year of operation in 2016-17, DCI is proud of its students and staff for the following accomplishments:
- DC International School is an authorized International Baccalaureate World School for the Middle Years Program. We are currently a candidate and pursuing our Diploma and Career Programs authorization.
- DCI has also received a Tier 1 rating from the DC Public Charter School Board. Read our PCSB school quality report.
- DCI was voted the top Middle School by the Washington City Paper.
- DCI is also currently pursuing Middle States Accreditation for SY2017-18.