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District of Columbia Public Schools
  • WASHINGTON, DC

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

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District of Columbia Public Schools is a public school district located in WASHINGTON, DC. It has 49,896 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
1070
3,836 responses
Average ACT
26
438 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
49,896
Free or Reduced Lunch
43.1%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$86,672
Teachers in First/Second Year
15.5%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$0 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    49%
  • Support Services
    47%
  • Other
    4%

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$135,571
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$2,414
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$807,087
National
$229,800

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