DCPS is committed to the development of the entire student, both academically and athletically. We encourage participation and help student-athletes develop according to their individual interests and abilities.
The District of Columbia Public Schools Department of Athletics oversees all athletics for grades 4-12. DCPS students play within the District of Columbia Interscholastic Athletic Association, D.C.I.A.A. The office is responsible for verifying eligibility, scheduling of events, scheduling of transportation, and coordination of officials.
Additionally, our Director of Athletics serves as the Executive Director representing the District of Columbia as a member of the National Federation of High Schools. In this capacity responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the sanctioning of all high schools in the District of Columbia.
The D.C.I.A.A. provides a wide variety of opportunities for students to participate in activities that:
Our goals are to provide:
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