Welcome to Creative Minds

Creative Minds International Public Charter School is a tuition-free school for children in Washington, D.C.

We are the only public school in the District of Columbia that offers the International Primary Curriculum, a highly engaging, diverse curriculum with project- and arts-based activities that foster creativity, self motivation, social and emotional development, and academic excellence. Our goal is to provide students with the foundational skills required for successful participation in a global society.

Our program’s unique combination of child-centered, international, and developmental approaches to education is based on extensive research into various aspects of schooling that have the greatest positive effects on academic achievement.

News and Events


  • Visit CMI at our Open House events!
  • Sat. 12/3/16 from 9:30 - 10:30 am (with fun CFA WinterFest activities until 1:30 pm)
  • Wed. 1/11/17 from 6:15 - 7:15 pm
  • Wed. 2/8/17 from 6:15 - 7:15 pm
  • Sat. 2/25/17 from 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Interested in CMI for 2017-18?
Overview: visiting and applying to CMI

Guitar Logo