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.
Upcoming Open Houses (9:15 to 11:00AM):
Visit the DCPS website for more admissions resources:
Contact the Hearst School Office at 202-282-0106 with any questions and to submit your completed forms.