Join us today!
While you can’t officially apply to be a Truth student until Monday, December 16, 2019, we are looking to build our exciting new learning community now. By sharing your commitment to being a Founding Family today, you will be connected with opportunities to build relationships with the founders and help shape the school and the student and family experience.
Over the next few months, we will invite our Founding Families to special events as we work to launch our new school. Some of them include:
Touring our school building as we prepare it for the new school year
Participating in a food taste-test to help select our school meal provider
Meeting new staff before the school year has begun
Building community with other new students and families
Benefits of being a Founding Student:
Receiving a commemorative “Founding Student” certificate.
Having your printed photo be featured in a prominent location in the school.
Receiving a “Founding Student” t-shirt.
Helping select our school mascot.
Providing input on features of our new student classrooms and workspaces.
Helping design our extracurricular and club programming
Receiving invites for Founding Student get-togethers (pizza parties, bbqs, other meet-ups)
Benefits of being a Founding Parent:
Becoming a member of our Parent Advocacy community to help shape your student’s experience, parent involvement in the school, and advocacy efforts in the community.
Meeting with our Principal to discuss the rigor and elements of our program.
Receiving invites to Founding Parent meet-ups to build relationships.
If you are ready to commit to joining our growing Founding Family community, please complete the form below.
How to apply to Sojourner Truth
We will only accept the My School DC common lottery application available at MySchoolDC.org starting on Monday, December 16, 2019 when the city opens the website for student applications. If you’d like to share your intention to commit now, please complete the form above.
For more information, please visit My School DC
Who is eligible to apply?
Residency in the District of Columbia
Eligible to attend grade 6 or grade 7 in 2020
SY 2020-2021 Key Dates
Saturday, December 14, 2019: EdFEST 2019 - the District’s annual public school fair
Monday, December 16, 2019: My School DC lottery application opens
Monday, March 2, 2020: Application deadline for PK3-Grade 8
Friday, May 1, 2020: Enrollment deadline for matched students