Anacostia Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO) is a 501(c) created to support Anacostia High School student, staff, and community initiatives.

The Anacostia PTSO is equipped to receive monetary and in-kind donations meant to support initiatives for Anacostia students, staff, and community.

The Anacostia PTSO can be reached via email at

To donate to the Anacostia PTSO:
  2. CashApp: $AnaPSTO
  3. Send a Check to "Anacostia PTSO" 
    Anacostia High School
    C/O Jocelyn Coleman
    1610 16th St, SE
    Washington, DC 20020

If you intend for your donation to go to a specific department or initiative at Anacostia, please indicate with your donation or via email to

Our current budget line items are:

Budget Line Item


These funds are earmarked for Athletic Department use.  They have been used to support team camps, athletics celebrations, equipment, etc.
Covid-19 Family Requests

These funds would be earmarked to support specific requests identified by parents.  These requests have included food, hygiene products, games for family engagement, transportation assistance, technology and wifi support, etc.
General PTSO Fund

These funds are for General PTSO use, and may support any initiative the PTSO voting members deem necessary.
Principal's Fund

These fund are used at the Principal's discretion to support any initiative he deems necessary.

Staff MicroGrants

These funds are used to support academic, athletic, general enrichment, and social emotional initiatives led by an Anacostia Staff member (or community partner).  They must submit a grant application, present the grant to the general body, and the grant must be voted on by paying members at a general body meeting.