Meridian is no longer accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year.

Meridian participates in the DC common lottery.  To apply for a seat in 2020-2021, beginning December 16, 2019, you can submit an application on the MySchoolDC site and make Meridian Public Charter School your first choice!

If you need internet access or other assistance to complete the MySchoolDC application or online registration form, please visit the Meridian campus most convenient to you.

Enroll for 2019-2020

Once your student is offered a seat, you will have until May 1, 2019 to submit ALL required enrollment forms (both online and in person) and prove DC Residency at the school.

Step 1: Online Registration

  • Visit the following website:  

  • Input your Snapcode. Don’t have one? Please contact or your respective campus to obtain your SnapCode.  

  • Complete ALL sections of the online registration form.  Uploading completed health and wellness forms and other Enrollment Documents into the online registration is OPTIONAL.  

Step 2:  Enrollment Documents

Collect the documents below.  

Identification Documents

  • Birth Certificate

  • Parent/Guardian State Issued Identification

  • Proof of guardianship, if applicable*

Academic Documents

  • Recent Report Card/Progress Reports

  • Individualized Education Plan (IEP) or 504 plan (if applicable)

  • ACCESS scores (if applicable)

Health and Wellness Documents

Step 3: Residency Verification - MUST BE COMPLETED IN PERSON

  • Come in to the school to complete the Residency Verification Form.  Please bring your Enrollment Documents from Step 2.

  • Submit proof of residency (see below for a detailed list)

  • *Please note other primary caregivers (individuals who are not parents or legally appointed guardians) will go through an additional mandatory verification process

List of Accepted Proof of Residency Documents

One of the following:

  • Pay stub (issued within 45 days) showing current DC home address and withholding of only DC personal income tax for the current year and no other state listed

  • Unexpired official documentation of financial assistance from the Government of the District of Columbia

  • Certified copy of DC Tax Form D40 by the DC Office of Tax and Revenue

  • Current Military Housing Order or statement on military letterhead

  • Embassy Letter

OR Two of the following:

  • Unexpired DC motor vehicle registration

  • Unexpired DC driver’s license or non-driver ID

  • Unexpired lease or rental agreement with a separate proof of payment

  • Utility bill (only gas, electric, and water bills are acceptable) with a separate paid receipt showing payment of the bill from a period within the past two (2) months

Note:  Expired documentation will not be accepted as proof of residency.

For more information, contact us at, or by phone at 202-387-9830 (Elementary), or 202-793-2667 (Middle).

Visit Us

Meridian welcomes students, parents, and the community to visit our classes during our Information Sessions and Preschool tours. During an Information Session, prospective families will have the opportunity to meet school staff and leadership, explore our facility, and get answers to the lottery application and enrollment processes.

The Preschool tour is a chance for families with children entering PK3 or PK4 next year to see our dynamic preschool in action. 

Light refreshments are provided.  Please RSVP.


2019 Preschool Tours*

Wednesday, March 27th 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Wednesday, April 10th 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Wednesday, April 24th 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Wednesday, May 15th 9:00 am - 10:30 am

    *Preschool tours are limited to 10 persons.  

2019 Elementary School Information Sessions

Friday, April 5th at 11:45 am, 12:45 pm, 1:45 pm, 2:45 pm during our Community Block Party

Wednesday, April 10th 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Saturday, April 13th 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Tuesday, April 30th 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Wednesday, May 15th 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Saturday, May 18th 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Tuesday, May 21st 9:00 am - 11:00 am

2019 Middle School Information Sessions

Please call the Middle School at 202-793-2667 to schedule a tour.

Transition Policy for Head Start and Early Childhood Programs

Read Meridian’s Transition Policy for Head Start and Early Childhood Programs to learn more about the types of activities Meridian will undertake in order to better serve young students entering the school in Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten.