Cesar Chavez Public Charter Schools for Public Policy

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Chavez Schools offers a student focused learning environment, where teachers relentlessly pursue academic excellence in order to prepare students to succeed in competitive colleges

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  • 9-12
  • Washington DC

What makes us unique
A pioneer in the DC Charter School movement, Chavez Schools is the only network with a public policy mission. Across our three campuses we focus on students' academic growth and empower them to utilize public policy to create a more just, free and equal world.
Ideal candidate fit
All students can learn and that it is an educators responsibility to meet students where they are and help them to grow. Respectful relationships with students are critical to success. Data is a tool and should drive instruction. Feedback is critical to improve practice.
You love working with MS and HS students; enjoy working in a turnaround environment focused on students academic growth; results oriented and enjoy working collaboratively to achieve them; and committed to empower student voice to create change in community.

Our Students

78% Low income

99% of Color

10% ELL

18% Special needs

Our Faculty

70% of Color

20% > 3 yrs exp