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

Upcoming Open Houses 
Creative Minds International's upcoming Open House events will be held on Wednesday, January 14 (6:15-7:15 pm) and Saturday, February 7 (3:00-4:00 pm). Please note that an RSVP is required to attend an Open House. RSVP at: http://creativemindspcs.org/admissions.php or by calling 202-588-0370.
WinterFest at CMI
Please join the Creative Families Association for WinterFeast at CMI on Sunday, December 14 from 11:00 - 5:00 pm!  We will be selling trees and baked goods, as well as CMI t-shirts and umbrellas, as well as calendars featuring our students' artwork. This event will be a wonderful opportunity to shop for the holiday season and to connect with the broader CMI community. We hope to see you there! 

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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.