- District Of Columbia is the #51 largest school system in the United States, serving 83,586 students across 223 public schools.
- District Of Columbia public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.24, which is lower than the national average of 0.31.
- The most diverse school district in District Of Columbia is Washington Yu Ying Pcs School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in District Of Columbia or national school diversity statistics.
- Minority enrollment is 91% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 13:1.
Student by Ethnicity
(DC) School Average
Two or more races
April 22, 2017
Police departments on public school campuses have played a major role in reducing violent crime and the speed limit. Unfortunately, they are also fighting an uphill battle against budget cuts.
April 22, 2017
Which states have the most diverse public schools? We analyze our data to find how much diversity truly exists on public school campuses. Learn about the varying levels of school diversity in regions around the nation, as well as the benefits derived from ethnic diversity in schools.
April 21, 2017
Children are reading less and less in this country, and the effects of that are showing in their performance in school. However, there are a variety of ways parents can encourage their children to read – and hopefully to love reading!