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District of Columbia Public Schools
  • WASHINGTON, DC

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B
  7. Administration
    grade C+
  8. Sports
    grade B+
  9. Food
    grade B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade A minus

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District of Columbia Public Schools is a public school district located in WASHINGTON, DC. It has 50,971 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 33% of students are at least proficient in math and 40% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
40%
Percent Proficient - Math
33%
Average Graduation Rate
65%
Average SAT
1060
3,464 responses
Average ACT
25
407 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
50,971
Free or Reduced Lunch
43.1%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$93,577
Teachers in First/Second Year
15.5%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$32,249 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    55%
  • Support Services
    41%
  • Other
    4%

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$126,009
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,228
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$722,214
National
$217,500

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