Public Schools in District of Columbia

There are 328 Public Schools in District of Columbia, serving a population of 672,391 people in an area of 62 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 2,049 people, and 1 Public School per square mile.

The state of District of Columbia is ranked 15th in Public Schools per capita, and 1st in Public Schools per square mile.

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District of Columbia Public School Statistics

Find District of Columbia Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

District of Columbia Public School Enrollment
 District of ColumbiaUnited States
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment12,107 (77.5%)2,918,752 (59.0%)
Kindergarten Enrollment7,167 (91.8%)3,579,912 (87.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)22,647 (87.2%)14,576,325 (89.6%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)17,623 (82.1%)14,808,792 (89.5%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)20,223 (83.0%)15,337,350 (90.2%)
District of Columbia Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 District of ColumbiaUnited States
Less than 9th Grade Education18,986 (3.9%)11,521,575 (5.3%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)26,819 (5.5%)15,426,482 (7.1%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)83,572 (17.2%)59,265,308 (27.1%)