DCI is excited to welcome all families, new and returning, for SY201-22! Returning families, stay tuned for re-enrollment information. New families, please see enrollment instructions below:


Please read through this page entirely before starting the enrollment process. To secure your seat at DCI, you must respond to your offer by 12pm on Monday, May 3rd, and complete all parts of the enrollment process by 3:00pm, Monday, May 3rd. Please note that DCI will be closed for spring break April 12th-16th and enrollment assistance will not be available during this week.

  • If you complete all of the enrollment steps by April 24th, you will receive a free DCI Beanie or T-Shirt.  
  • Once enrollment is complete, you will be subscribed to DCI’s weekly newsletter and parent listserv.

If you have decided to decline your spot, please let us know so that we can continue making offers to students on our waitlist.


Due to the COVID-19 health and safety guidelines, DCI will be doing the majority of enrollment online.  

To complete enrollment, all newly enrolling families must complete the following steps:

Step 1

Step 2

Step 3

Gather Required Documents:

Acceptable options for DCRV include: 

Access the Online New Student Registration Live Form 2021-2022 found in your enrollment email. (demographic & emergency information) 



  • Reference the Guide for the Online New Student Registration Form  
  • Delano is the name of our building. (Don’t worry you are still enrolling at DCI!) Select Delano MS as your school if your student is entering grades 6-8. Select Delano HS if your student is entering grade 9.
  • Upload the birth certificate, Seat Acceptance Form, and medical insurance card into the designated fields in the “Upload Supporting Documents” section of the online registration form. If you are unable to upload the required documents please check out the Handy Tech Tutorials or email reception@dcinternationalschool.org to schedule an appointment for in-person support. 
  • Make sure to review the complete SY21-22 DCI Family Handbook(here) and select “Yes” to the agreement questions regarding the handbook in the online registration form. Enrollment will be incomplete if the questions are unanswered.

Submit Residency Verification documents online by emailing enrollment@dcinternationalschool.org or in-person by scheduling an appointment with DCI reception 


Note: We are temporarily accepting electronic submissions of DC residency verification forms and verification documentation.

Electronic submissions of the DCRV form must have a certificate based digital signature. If you cannot provide your own certified digital signature, we will send you a form to complete within 3 days from DocHub. We must approve verification documents prior to sending the form. DCI reserves the right to require hard copy forms. Do not upload verification documentation into the online new student registration form. 


Step 4 (For students enrolling in the District of Columbia for the first time)

Home Language Survey– Upload the signed survey in the space provided under ‘Upload Supporting Documents’ in the online registration form.  

Step 5 (Due by the first day of school)

DC Universal Health CertificateCurrent immunization forms are due by the first day of school and must be completed annually per DC Health requirements. Failure to provide these records could result in the removal of your student from school. Forms can be submitted via email to reception@dcinternationalschool.org.


DC Oral Health CertificateDue by the first day of school and to be completed every 6 months. Forms can be submitted via email to reception@dcinternationalschool.org.


For more information about DC pediatric immunization locations click here

For In-person Assistance

Appointments are preferred for on-site enrollment support, to adhere to social distancing and DC Health guidelines. Families coming on-site without appointments will need to wait outside until staff is available to avoid crowding. Visitors must enter through our front doors on 16th Street and Main Drive NW. Parking is available in the horseshoe in front of the building. 


Please make sure to call 202-808-9033 or email reception@dcinternationalschool.org to schedule an appointment during our current office hours (Mon, Wed, Fri, 8am-1pm) prior to arrival. You will need to complete the required covid screening questions, available on our school app, before entering the building.


DCI will also be offering on-site support on Enrollment Saturday, April 24th, 9am-12pm. You will need to complete the required covid screening questions, available on our school app, before entering the building. 


*Families that complete all parts of enrollment by 12pm on April 24th will receive free DCI swag!



Learn more about DCI:

  • SY21-22 Important Dates: 
      • Enrollment Saturday: Saturday, April 24th, 9am-12pm (in person assistance only)
      • First Day of School: Monday, August 30th
      • Last Day of School: Thursday, June 23rd
      • School Year Calendar
  • Quick Links: 

We are working on more in-person tours and will be sending out information to all our accepted families in the next week.  

We want to support you with enrollment during this unique time; if you need assistance, please send an email to reception@dcinternationalschool.org or call us at 202-808-9033. If you are unable to speak to someone directly, please leave a message and we will return your call within 24 hours or less. Our office hours are Monday-Friday 8am-4pm. In-person assistance is only available 8am-1pm Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays by appointment only. You will need to complete the required covid screening questions, available on our school app, before entering the building.


Thank you again for choosing DC International School. It is an honor and a privilege to serve all of our wonderful students and families, and we look forward to having you continue to be part of the DCI family for many years to come.

National School Lunch Program: DC International School participates in the National School Lunch Program.  The application will be available by Summer 2020. We will send the application form to families when it becomes available.


  • Instructions will be sent in May! Please stay tuned.