Thank you for your interest in Creative Minds International Public Charter School!

As a DC public charter school, Creative Minds International is free and open to DC residents. Creative Minds has Early Childhood, Elementary, and Middle School programs and serves students in preschool through 8th grade.

Creative Minds accepts applications through My School DC’s common application and lottery process. We give preference to siblings of Creative Minds students, children of staff members, and siblings of students who have been offered a space at our school. Learn more at our Apply page.

To apply, please visit These are the keys dates for the My School DC application process:

  • December 11, 2023: Lottery application period for the 2023–24 school year begins
  • March 1, 2024: Application deadline for prekindergarten–8th grade
  • April 1, 2024: My School DC releases lottery results
  • May 1, 2024: Enrollment deadline for matched students

If you have questions about enrolling at Creative Minds, please visit our Enroll page, contact our registrar at, or call the school at (202) 588-0370.