DC Council for American Private Education on Facebook CAPE | Council for American Private Education Alliance for School Choice


Approved as a state affiliate by the National CAPE Board in March 2011, DC CAPE brings together private school leaders across the District of Columbia to promote and protect our communities.

Charter Members of DC CAPE are: Archdiocese of Washington, Independent Education, Episcopal Diocese of Washington, Agudath Israel DC, Association of Christian Schools International, American Montessori Society.

As a group we will:


DC CAPE is the leading voice of private schools in the District. We will build relationships between the local leaders in City Council, DCPS, OSSE and the Charter School Community and follow legislation in the DC City Council & US Congress that affects private schools in The District.


Using email, web and social media, DC CAPE will keep private school leaders and the community informed about issues relating to private schools.


DC CAPE will lead efforts to educate its members on education policy, programs and procedures through speakers, trainings, technology and events.

Click here to download our printable brochure.