Top District of Columbia Public Schools

Student by Ethnicity

(DC) School Average
Asian
1%
Hispanic
15%
Black
67%
White
10%
Two or more races
2%
Unknown
5%
DC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top District of Columbia Public Schools by County (2018-19)

  • County
    # Schools
    # Students
    % Minority
  • 231 Schools
    86,917 Students
    90% Minority
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