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Frequently Asked Questions



















Where are you located?

We are based in NE Washington, D.C. Please contact us at for more details.

What is the 2023 - 2024 schedule going to look like?

Monday: Metro Adventures

Tuesday: STEM Time 12:30 - 2:30 (Classes are in Silver Spring)

Wednesday: English 1:30 - 3:00 (Classes are in NE D.C.)

Thursday: Gender Studies 1:30 - 3:30 (Classes are in NE D.C.)

Friday: Field Trips (Times and locations vary)


How old does my child have to be to join City Kids' classes?

For the 2023 - 2024 year, City Kids' classes will serve kids 13-16 year olds.  Younger students will not be admitted; older students are welcome. Please note, our academic courses are for academically advanced students who can handle the rigors of advanced reading material, research projects, writing assignments, and mature classroom discussions.  


How many kids are in City Kids?

City Kids is a small program; we can accommodate approximately ten students per class.  Therefore, if your family is interested, please inquire as soon as possible.  


How do we register for classes?

Contact City Kids at

What is the level of parent involvement?

Families who want to attend field trips sign up to plan trips.   


Are siblings allowed to tag along?

Siblings are not permitted in the lesson areas, but from time to time there may be some activities that are appropriate for parents to bring siblings along. 


Is there a health policy?

City Kids health policy states that students who are sick with a runny nose, cold, rash, fever, cough, sore throat, or any other sign of illness stay home until they are cleared of symptoms.  This policy includes residual symptoms.

Students are required to show proof of up to date vaccination for Covid-19, including boosters.

How do I register my intent to homeschool my child?

Each family is individually responsible for notifying the proper city/state agencies of their intent to homeschool their child and for abiding by their city/state regulations for homeschooling.  Below are some links that may be helpful:

Office of the State Superintendent of Education of D.C. 

Centralized IEP Support Unit Referrals (D.C.)

Maryland State Department of Education

Virginia Department of Education

I am a new homeschooler, and I have a lot of questions about the process.  Do you have any information to help me get started

Yes!  Please see our New to Homeschooling page.


How can my organization/business become a City Kids partner?

We are always interested in partnerships that will help our programs grow.  Please send all inquiries to

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