About Us

Briya Public Charter School educates adults and young children in Washington, DC. Families enroll in Briya’s Two-Generation Program together: parents study English, digital literacy, and parenting while their children receive a high-quality early education. Briya also offers a high school diploma and training for medical assistant and child development associate credentials. The school believes, and research validates, that educating parents and children together promotes strong families and success in school and in life.

Students and staff at Briya come from over 40 countries around the world, embodying Briya’s values of multiculturalism and diversity. The map at right depicts the countries of origin of students and staff during the 2016-2017 school year.

Briya is accredited by the Middle States Association’s Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools.

World map highlighting Briya countries