Enrolling in Charles Hart Middle School (CHMS) is easy! 
If you've moved into our boundary, currently attend CHMS and/or attend one of our feeder schools and reside in our boundary, complete the online DCPS Enrollment Packet.

Unsure if CHMS is your in-boundary school, visit the Enrollment Boundary Information System.  If CHMS is not your in-boundary school, you may apply via My School DC Lottery for possible placement.  Need Help with Enrollment? Contact us at 202-671-6426.
Schedule a Tour
Once it is deemed safe, we will offer open houses for prospective families during the spring. We will also return to providing shadow day opportunities for groups of 5th grade students which are arranged by calling our main office at 202-671-6426. Until then watch our Welcoming Video.

Feeder Pattern Schools
We are proud to be a part of the Ballou High School feeder pattern
. Most of our students come from our feeder elementary schools listed below. If you attend any of the feeder schools listed below but live outside of our of boundary as determined by DCPS, you must enter Hart via the lottery at My School DC Lottery .

Hendley Elementary425 Chesapeake St SE, Washington, DC 20032
Simon Elementary401 Mississippi Ave SE, Washington, DC 20032
Martin Luther King Elementary3200 6th St SE, Washington, DC 20032
Patterson Elementary4399 South Capitol Terrace SW, Wash., DC 20032

Hendley ES (PK3-5)

Hart MS (6-8)

Ballou High School (9-12)

King ES (PK3-5)

Patterson (PK3-5)

Simon ES (PK3-5)

Garfield ES (PK3-5)

Johnson MS (6-8)

Malcolm X ES (PK3-5)

Turner ES (PK3-5)

Leckie EC (PK3-8)+

For more information about DCPS feeder patterns, please download the feeder pattern booklet here: Learn About DCPS Schools | dcpsenrollment

Charles Hart Middle School students must wear uniforms. Uniforms help students concentrate on their schoolwork, level the socioeconomic playing field, provide a sense of community and build school pride. Uniforms reinforce to students that school is their job and they are there to learn.  You can order uniform shirts and CHMS gear at 

6th Grade Shirt 6th Graders Gold Polo.   All shirts must be tucked in at all times.
7th Grade Shirt 7th Graders Hunter Green Polo.   All shirts must be tucked in at all times.
8th Grade Shirt 8th Graders Black Polo.   All shirts must be tucked in at all times.

All Grades must wear Khaki colored Pants/Shorts/Skirts. Bottoms should not have any wording/graphics down the sides or across the back. A belt must be worn with pants/shorts. Leggings or jeggings are not permitted.  All shoes must be closed-toe and closed-heel.

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