Application Process

My School DC

Applications for admission to CMI must be submitted through My School DC. The My School DC process is a random lottery, and there is no advantage to applying first.

School Year 2020–21

The 2020–21 application period began on December 16, 2019, and runs through March 2, 2020, for preschool through 8th grade. Visit the My School DC website to learn more.


You may apply to Creative Minds International PCS if:

  1. You reside in the District of Columbia.
  2. Your child is eligible to attend PK3 through 8th grade for the school year 2019–20. (Children must turn 3 by September 30 of the upcoming school year to enter PK3; they must turn 4 by September 30 to enter PK4.)

Pursuant to The DC School Reform Act of 1995 (Sec 38-1802.06) as amended, enrollment in public charter schools is open to all students who are residents of the District of Columbia, and if space is available, to non-resident students who pay tuition at the rate established by the Office of the State Superintendent of Education.

If you have any questions, please call us at (202) 588-0370 or email our registrar at