Welcome to Creative Minds

Creative Minds International Public Charter School is a tuition-free school for children in Washington, D.C.

We are the only public school in the District of Columbia that offers the International Primary Curriculum, a highly engaging, diverse curriculum with project- and arts-based activities that foster creativity, self motivation, social and emotional development, and academic excellence. Our goal is to provide students with the foundational skills required for successful participation in a global society.

Our program’s unique combination of child-centered, international, and developmental approaches to education is based on extensive research into various aspects of schooling that have the greatest positive affects on academic achievement.
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News and Events

    • CMI Open Houses Concluded 
All Open House events at CMI have now concluded.  Please note that while CMI cannot offer individual tours to families at this time, the school will offer tours to families accepted into the program via the My School DC Common Lottery.  To request additional information about the school, please email: info@creativemindspcs.org

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Absence Hotline

When your child is going to be absent from school, please call our Absence Hotline and leave a message to explain your child's absence. Please note that a doctor's note will be requested if your child is absent for 3 or more days. The absence Hotline is 202-588-0370, Extension 118.