District of Columbia Public Schools

Student by Ethnicity

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

District of Columbia Public Schools by County

  • County
    # Schools
    # Students
    % Minority
  • 232 Schools
    87,344 Students
    90% Minority
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