Welcome to DC 21

Leaders in the 21st Century

We Empower Students By:

providing multiple opportunities that will challenge them to be leaders in the 21st century.

Students will develop critical-thinking skills, cultural and self-awareness, and global citizenship through:
- An individualized, whole person approach
- High expectations and mastery learning
- A compassionate, responsive, and collaborative environment
- Specialized "Pathways" that can fast-track students to career or college

Famous Guest Speakers

Leaders Leading Leaders

Success by Design

DC 21 Graduation 2018

"DC 21 changed my life! I am so grateful for the experience that I had there and the staff. It was the best decision that i ever made."

Johnny John

Hear more from our students and staff

Testimonials and Interviews

The Best Staff in the State

Photo of DC 21 Staff on Halloween

Thought leaders in Education - we are an innovation and pathway school, with concurrent enrollment options and more!

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Championship Sports Teams

Excellence in All Athletics

DC 21 students


Youth Organizer
May 14, 2019

Youth Organizer Job Application

Youth Organizer Job Application The Office of the Independent Monitor is launching the third year of the Teen Empowerment Program (OIM TE). OIM TE will hire (10) youth organizers between...
Bridging the Gap Event School Events
May 10, 2019

Bridging the Gap Event at DC-21

DC 21 Graduation 2018 Graduation
May 9, 2019

2019 Graduation Information for DC 21

GRADUATION INFORMATION SHEET You’re Almost There! Seniors MUST attend our MANDATORY graduation practice at Davis Auditorium (Sturm Hall) at 3:00 PM on May 30, 2019 (same day) Students will meet...