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Tier 1 Ratings for AppleTree Campuses

On October 31, 2018, the DC Public Charter School Board released its annual School Quality Report. We are pleased to report that AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School’s Columbia Heights, Lincoln Park, Oklahoma Avenue, and Southwest campuses received a Tier 1 rating that puts us in the highest-rating for all public charter schools in the city! […]

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Back to School!

We are excited to welcome new and returning students and families to AppleTree! The first day of school for AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School is Monday, August 20th. Here is this year’s AppleTree Early Public Charter School’s Parent Handbook and below is some information from the Handbook to help you have a successful start […]

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Brookings Blog Post by AppleTree Staff

Brookings Institution published a blog post by AppleTree staff as part of Brookings’ Center for Universal Education blog series about learning progressions. In the article Teaching preschoolers learning strategies: ‘What’ meets ‘how’, authors Felicia R. Truong, Ed.D. (AppleTree Institute’s Director of Curriculum and Content) and Abby G. Carlson, Ph.D. (AppleTree Institute’s Director of Research and […]

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AppleTree CEO Inducted in DC Charter Hall of Fame

AppleTree President and CEO Jack McCarthy was inducted in the DC Charter Hall of Fame at the FOCUS Gala on March 22, 2018. It was a wonderful evening also celebrating the impact on DC charter schools by fellow honorees Josephine Baker (former Executive Director of the DC Public Charter School Board), Julie Meyer (founder and […]

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Ribbon Cutting at THEARC West

In December 2017, AppleTree moved its administrative staff, instructional quality team, and school management teams to a new office and convening space at THEARC West located at 1801 Mississippi Ave, SE. On February 22, 2018, Mayor Muriel Bowser, along with Ward 8 Councilmember Trayon White, Ward 7 Councilmember Vincent Gray, THEARC Executive Director Rahsaan Bernard, […]

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Join Our Team

We’re Hiring for the 2018-19 School Year! We’re seeking talented teachers and staff to join our mission to close the achievement gap before children enter kindergarten. You’ll have the opportunity to truly transform early childhood education, while being part of an innovative, mission-driven team, with strong opportunities to advance your career. Our mission takes place […]

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AppleTree Recognized as High Impact Investment

Please help unlock young children’s potential by making an end-of-year donation to AppleTree. The Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania featured AppleTree in its 2018 High Impact Giving Guide — a resource to help donors make a greater social impact. Read the profile on AppleTree here and see the full 2018 Guide […]

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Lottery Open for 2018-2019 School Year

The My School DC lottery for the 2018-2019 school year is now open. Enroll your three- or four-year-old in preschool (PK3) and pre-Kindergarten (PK4) at AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School. The deadline is March 1, 2018. Go to My School DC to select AppleTree Early Learning PCS for the DC Common Lottery. Locations of […]

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