Welcome! Thank you for your interest in Hearst Elementary School. Before you begin the admissions process, please visit the Prepare to Enroll Section of the District of Columbia Public Schools to learn more about the admissions process.

Find out if Hearst is your Neighborhood School

You can verify whether or not Hearst Elementary School is your Neighborhood School by typing in your address into the My School DC School Finder. Out of bounds and PK families should visit My School DC for information on entering the lottery for admission.

Attend an Open House

Hearst hosts a number of Open Houses throughout the year for prospective families. Visitors are welcome to arrive as early as 8:45 to meet parents and staff ahead of the principal's presentation which begins at 9:15.  The presentation will be followed by a introduction to the PTA and then a school tour.   Light refreshments are provided.  Prospective students are welcome to attend as are younger siblings.

SY 2018-19 Open Houses (9-10:30AM):
November 16
December 7
January 9
February 8

Visit the DCPS website for more admissions resources:

           Lottery & Admission

           Enrollment Forms

           Early Stages Center

           What Students Are Learning

           DCPS Calendars


Contact the Hearst School Office at  202-282-0106 with any questions and to submit your completed forms.