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 2022- 2023 schedule going to look like?

Monday: Metro Adventures

Tuesday: STEM 1:00- 2:30 (Classes are in Silver Spring)

Wednesday: English 1:30 - 2:30 (Classes are in NE D.C.)

Thursday: Social Studies 1:30 - 2:30 (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 2022 - 2023 year, City Kids' classes will serve kids 12-15 year olds, but kids a

little older or younger may be considered.


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 are the fees?

African American Studies:


Families receive a 5% discount if they pay for the year at once.



Families receive a 5% discount if they pay for the year at once.

Metro Adventures:

$650 for the year.


Invoiced separately by our STEM teacher.  Please contact us for further details.

What is the level of parent involvement?

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


Is attendance compulsory?



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.

Covid-19: Students are required to show proof of vaccination for Covid-19, including boosters. If a student has a medical exemption, they may submit an official, recent letter from their doctor.  All students will be required to wear masks when inside together. Parents who remain onsite or attend field trips must adhere to our Covid-19 policies as well.  Anyone who may have come into contact with someone who is positive for Covid-19, or who may be positive for Covid-19, may be asked to refrain from coming to activities until they are certain they are clear of Covid-19.  


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.


If my child attends City Kids, will she/he fulfill the academic requirements for homeschooling?

City Kids is not a school and, therefore, does not claim to fulfill the academic requirements for homeschooled children. However, City Kids offers diverse education and enrichment activities that families can use to add to their individual portfolios for several subjects.  


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