National School Lunch Program (NSLP) Civil Rights Notification

Sela Public Charter School participates in the District of Columbia National School Breakfast and Lunch Program (NSLP) and Afterschool Snack Program (ASSP), which follow USDA meal pattern requirements, rules and regulations. The program enhances children’s learning abilities. Studies have shown that children whose nutritional needs are met have fewer attendance and discipline problems are more attentive in class. If a student cannot attend school due to COVID-19, Sela Public Charter School will make meals available for grab and go Monday through Friday during normal school operating hours.

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible State or local Agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, which can be obtained online at:, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

(1)     mail
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC

20250-9410; or 

(2)     fax
(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or

(3)     email

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Also, the District of Columbia Human Rights Act, approved December 13, 1977 (DC law 2-38; DC official code §2-1402.11(2006), as amended) states the following:

It shall be an unlawful discriminatory practice to do any of the following acts, wholly or partially for a discriminatory reason based upon the actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, genetic information, disability, matriculation, or political affiliation of any individual. To file a complaint alleging discrimination on one of these bases, please contact the District of Columbia’s Office of Human Rights at (202) 727-4559 or

Please contact for more information.

Sela PCS Local Wellness Policy 2021-25 

Sela PCS Water Test Results 2019-20

Cost for Meals 

Please see relevant Cost Guide for 2022-23.

Families are able to apply for free and reduced meals using the 2022-23 FARM application.

Terms and Conditions

The SELASM Website, and all of its contents, including but not limited to articles, other text, photographs, images, illustrations, graphics, SELASM logos, titles, characters, names, and button icons (collectively “Intellectual Property”), are protected by copyright, trademark and other laws of the United States, as well as international conventions and the laws of other countries. The Intellectual Property is owned or controlled by SELASM.

You may not, and agree that you will not, reproduce, download, license, publish, enter into a database, display, modify, create derivative works from, transmit, post, distribute or perform publicly by any means, method, or process now known or later developed, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, use on another computer-related environment, transfer or sell any Intellectual Property, information, or products obtained from or through this SELASM Website, in whole or in part, without the express written permission of SELASM.

Other trademarks, service marks, product names and company names or logos appearing on this SELASM Website that are not owned by SELASM may not be used without express permission from their owners.

Additionally, unless otherwise expressly permitted, websites may not hyperlink to any page beyond the homepage of this SELASM Website, or frame this SELASM Website, or any web page or material herein, nor may any entity include a hyperlink to any aspect of the SELASM Website in an email for commercial purposes, without the express written permission of SELASM.

School Transparency Policy and Public Documents

School Transparency Policy: Per DC PCSB’s School Transparency Policy, schools are required to make certain documents and specific information available to the public through their websites. Please check out more information about our school here and the following attached documents below:

  1. Sela Family Handbook – SY 2022-23
  2. Title IX Coordinator – Imani Taylor – Enrollment and HR Specialist – – (202) 670-7352
  3. McKinney Vento Homeless Services Coordinator – Markus Townsend – Director of Culture and Student Support Services – – (202) 670-7352
  4. Special Education Point of Contact – Mr. Joshua Bork – Head of School – – (202) 670-7352