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My School DC – The Public School Lottery

Like nearly all DC Public Schools, J.O. Wilson participates in the My School DC common lottery. You must use the My School DC application to apply for placement at:

  • A PK3 or PK4 program at any DCPS school, including your in-boundary school
  • Any DCPS school outside your boundary or feeder pattern (for any grade)

Students entering Kindergarten – Grade 5 are guaranteed placement at their in-boundary school and do not need to apply through the My School DC lottery. Additionally, students do not need to submit an application if they will remain in their current school. (The front office will process re-enrollment information before the end of the current school year.)

School Year 2024-2025 Important Dates