Donate  -  Login  - 

Summer 2015

Lottery Results

Please click the link below to find your lottery number and your placement appointment date. If you have any questions please call 202-269-6623.

Click here to view the lottery results


We're hiring for the 2015-2016 school year!



Learn About Our Classes  

Interested in going back to school but not sure you're ready?  Wondering if Academy of Hope has the right program for you, your family member, friend or client?  
Come to one of our May Open Houses.
Thursday, May 14, 12:30-2
421 Alabama Ave, SE
(202) 373-0246
Thursday, May 21, 12:30-2
601 Edgewood St, NE
(202) 269-6623
Thursday, May 21, 5:30-7
601 Edgewood St, NE
(202) 269-6623


Academy of Hope Launches Online Campaign 

Join us for our upcoming event Education for All: A Breakfast for Literacy on May 2, 2015. This year’s event will include a live interview with Mr. Eugene Robinson, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Columnist, The Washington Post and Kavitha Cardoza, Special Correspondent, WAMU Radio. 

Academy of Hope’s Chief Executive Officer, Lecester Johnson, is the recipient of the 2015 Amtrak Pioneer Award, conferred by Amtrak and the Washington Wizards to honor African Americans in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area who have made outstanding contributions to their community. Academy of Hope L 

PBS NewsHour aired a segment on January 6, 2015 discussing the challenges of the new GED. Academy of Hope's Chief Executive Officer, Lecester Johnson was a guest on the show.

WAMU's Kavitha Cardoza aired a piece on October 20, 2014 on "How D.C. Became a Leader in Adult Charter Schools," featuring Academy of Hope's Chief Executive Officer, Lecester Johnson.

Washington Post columnist, Mr. Robert McCartney, visited Academy of Hope and talked to staff, teachers and students regarding the GED test and the implications of its recent overhaul.  Read his column "Changes in GED test make it harder for adults to get high school credential needed for jobs", published in hardcopy on March 30, 2014.


We're part of the Giving Library!

The Giving Library is an online video catalogue of nonprofits aimed at helping philanthropists become informed and "give wisely". Check out the short videos about Academy of Hope

From our Blog


There are many ways to help us eradicate low-literacy in DC!

1. Make a secure and convenient online donation here.

2. Donate through United Way #8827 or the CFC #46929

3. Contribute without writing a check, useto surf the web and shop online!

4. Shop on AmazonSmile and Amazon will make a donation to Academy of Hope.


Volunteers are the heart of Academy of Hope! Volunteer to teach, tutor or provide pro-bono services. Email


facebook   twitter   YouTube  

About Us - Programs & Services - Our Impact - Get Involved - Stay Connected - Newsroom nfg logo footer logo
footer line
copyright © Academy of Hope 2007-2011   Terms Of Use - Privacy Statement