Washington Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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District Of Columbia Public Schools School District Details

District Of Columbia Public Schools School District
1200 First St Ne
Washington, DC 20002

50,971 Students enrolled in District

115 Schools in District

12 Students Per Classroom (State average is 12)

District Of Columbia Public Schools School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to District Of Columbia

(10 is best)

Better than of DC school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

50 40 30 20 10 0
37%
35%
40%
39%
33%
31%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Aiton Elementary School
533 48th Pl Ne
Washington, DC, 20019
PK-05
Amidon-Bowen Elementary School
401 I St Sw
Washington, DC, 20024
PK-05
Anacostia High School
1601 16th St Se
Washington, DC, 20020
09-12
Ballou High School
3401 4th St Se
Washington, DC, 20032
09-12
Ballou Stay High School
3401 4th St Se
Washington, DC, 20032
09-12
Bancroft Elementary School
1755 Newton St Nw
Washington, DC, 20010
PK-05
Bard High School Early College Dc
4430 H St Se
Washington, DC, 20019
09-11
Barnard Elementary School
430 Decatur St Nw
Washington, DC, 20011
PK-05
Beers Elementary School
3600 Alabama Ave Se
Washington, DC, 20020
PK-05
Benjamin Banneker High School
800 Euclid St Nw
Washington, DC, 20001
09-12
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 16.6% 13.2%
Black 59.6% 67.4%
Hispanic 21.5% 17.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.0% 1.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $13,525 $644,264,000 41.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $749 $35,689,000 2.3%
Staff $957 $45,581,000 2.9%
General Administration $1,931 $91,963,000 5.9%
School Administration $1,599 $76,166,000 4.9%
Operation $1,843 $87,794,000 5.7%
Transportation $1,424 $67,848,000 4.4%
Other $74 $3,506,000 0.2%
Total Support $8,577 $408,547,000 26.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $10,381 $494,481,000 32.0%
Total Expenditures $32,483 $1,547,292,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,446 $1,027,640,000 42.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $971 $87,214,000 3.6%
Staff $741 $66,511,000 2.7%
General Administration $1,654 $148,487,000 6.1%
School Administration $1,517 $136,221,000 5.6%
Operation $2,055 $184,511,000 7.6%
Transportation $1,341 $120,366,000 4.9%
Other $670 $60,141,000 2.5%
Total Support $8,949 $803,451,000 32.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $6,797 $610,268,000 25.0%
Total Expenditures $27,193 $2,441,359,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%