Why Tech Prep?
Friendship Technology Preparatory is a college preparatory high school serving students in 9th – 12th grade.
Friendship Public Charter School has expanded its portfolio of schools with a new school model: Friendship Tech Prep Academy, where our secondary STEM program provides multiple opportunities for students to develop skills in science, technology, engineering and math through our robotics program, engineering classes, hands-on science curriculum, and the use of technology such as iPads and Smartboards. Read more about our academic program.
At Friendship Tech Prep students benefit from Advanced Placement and Honors courses, as well as Career Academy courses that provide pathways in technology, science, engineering, law, and communication arts. Tech Prep has a high graduation and college acceptance rates.
Friendship Tech Prep Academy is preparing students for higher education and the career of their choice by ensuring mastery of skills, knowledge, and tools needed to succeed in the 21st-century green global economy. Our green school focus ensures that each member of the Tech Prep community learns to make environmentally conscious decisions and gains the experience to design and develop green products. Upon completion of our new building in 2014, all students will attend a premier green facility and have the opportunity to experience green technology firsthand.
Friendship Public Charter School operates a thriving network of college preparatory public charter schools. Headquartered in Washington, DC. Friendship serves over 4,800 students in preschool to grade 12 and guides a growing network of alumni to college completion annually. Nearly 70% of students are deemed “at-risk” due to family poverty, homelessness or other complex risk factors and 100% of students are deemed eligible for free and reduced lunch due to community poverty. 98% are African American or Latino. The mission of Friendship Public Charter School (FPCS) is to prepare students to become ethical, literate, well-rounded and self-sufficient citizens by providing a world-class education that motivates students to reach high academic standards, to enjoy learning, to achieve success, and to contribute actively to their communities
FPCS’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, veteran status, status as a special disabled veteran, or any other protected criteria as established by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to recruitment and hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, layoff, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. Employment decisions at FPCS are based solely upon relevant criteria, including an individual’s capabilities, qualifications, training, experience and suitability.