District of Columbia Public Schools
- District of Columbia is the #51 largest school system in the United States, serving 86,917 students across 231 public schools.
- District of Columbia public schools have a diversity score of 0.52, which is lower than the national average of 0.52.
- 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 90% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 12:1.
Student by Ethnicity
(DC) School Average
Two or more races
Public schools are far from perfect, but they still offer significant benefits to the students that attend their classrooms every day. We’ll list a few of those advantages here.
Childhood obesity rates continue to climb. While many public schools have implemented policies and programs to combat the problem, there is always more to be done. Keep reading to learn what schools are doing to prevent obesity and how you can help.
Food allergies are no laughing matter and it doesn't take long for them to become dangerous. Keep reading to learn how to keep your child safe at school if he has a food allergy.