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WHO WE ARE
Experience the best of both worlds at DESA, the only public high school in DC that offers a dual curriculum! Combining rigorous college-preparatory academics with pre-professional arts training in Dance, Instrumental Music, Cinematic Arts & Media Production, Museum Studies, Technical, Design & Production, Theatre, Visual Arts, and Vocal Music, DESA is the ultimate destination for students seeking a comprehensive and dynamic education. With our unparalleled focus on excellence in both academics and the arts, DESA is truly a one-of-a-kind institution that ignites passion and cultivates talent like no other.