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District of Columbia Public Schools
  • WASHINGTON, DC

Report Card

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

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District of Columbia Public Schools is an above average, public school district located in WASHINGTON, DC. It has 48,635 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
70%
Average SAT
1090
3,596 responses
Average ACT
26
380 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
48,635
Free or Reduced Lunch
43.1%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$88,707
Teachers in First/Second Year
15.5%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$33,929 / 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
$111,955
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,871
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$708,211
National
$281,900

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