Digital Pioneers Academy is a tuition-free public charter middle and high school, open to all students. We empower students to develop marketable computer science skills and habits of innovation so they can experience a future of choice.
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There’s a place for you at Digital Pioneers Academy. We are always looking for families, educators, and supporters who are committed to our mission of developing the next generation of innovators.
EXPERIENCE A JOYFUL COMMUNITY
We believe that relationships among peers, families, and teachers are key to every scholar’s success. We create a space where all scholars are known, loved, and respected.
COMPUTER SCIENCE FOR ALL
Scholars are taught computer science skills that are embedded within a rich and engaging curriculum. All scholars learn computer science for an hour each day in every grade. Our curriculum teaches problem-solving skills, critical thinking, and creativity.
COLLEGE & CAREER CONNECTIONS
Scholars are prepared for college and high-paying, high-demand jobs. Through our College and Career office, high school scholars have access to college advisors, receive support in completing their applications, visit college campuses, and participate in summer internships.
Learning at Digital Pioneers Academy takes place in and out of the classroom. Learn more about our rigorous curriculum, culture of high expectations, and extracurricular offerings.
Hooking Students on Computer Science
This summer we launched a pilot program with iRobot to teach students the fundamentals of robotics.
A VIP Day For Students at a Commanders' Pre-Season Practice
At a simple practice in August, the Washington Commanders made two dozen DPA varsity football teammates feel like they were VIPs.
My School Doesn't Just Talk about Valuing Staff with Children–It Actually Supports Them
Some teachers don’t pay attention to their school’s health insurance benefits until they get sick, their retirement package until they are preparing to retire, and,…