District Of Columbia Blue Ribbon Public Schools

All Schools
(98)
High Schools
(22)
Middle Schools
(23)
Elementary
(73)
Pre-K
(61)
There are 98 charter public schools in District Of Columbia serving 29,002 students.
Learn more about how charter schools work.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the District Of Columbia state average of 93%.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the state average of 13:1.

District Of Columbia Charter

State Statistics

About This State (DC) (DC) State Statistics Nationwide Statistics
Population (Approximate) 593,506 people 304,788,178 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 50% 25%
Median Household Income $60,026 $46,250
Recent Public School Articles
States Fight to Teach “Ignorant” Science to Students
States Fight to Teach “Ignorant” Science to Students
Wyoming recently became the first state to reject the Next Generation Science Standards because of concern regarding lessons that teach human-caused climate change. Several other states have also taken measures to reject the standards, which has some education officials concerned about the quality of instruction students in those states will receive.
School-to-Prison Pipeline Persists Despite Local, State and National Efforts
Inadequate funding and resources for schools, harsh zero-tolerance discipline policies, police presence in public schools, and de facto segregation continue to create school environments in which poor and minority students have little chance of succeeding. The result is a continuation of the school-to-prison pipeline that has been commonplace in the American education system for decades, despite federal, state and local efforts to curb the problem.
Why You Need to Research School Districts When Buying a Home
Whether you have children or not, researching school districts is a crucial step when buying a new home.