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State of Washington DC Summary

There are 53 districts, 228 public schools, and 100 charter schools in Washington DC serving 73,911 students. Financially the state of Washington DC spends approximately $27,016 per student. There are 6,278 full-time teachers receiving a total of $451,340,550 in salaries and $79,700,002 in total benefits. 41,492 students receive a free lunch and 3,707 receive a reduced-price lunch.
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General Information 1

Total Districts: 53
Total Schools: 228
Charter Schools: 100
Full-time Teachers: 6,278
Total Students: 73,911
LEP / ELL Students: 4,760
IEP Students: 11,947
Freshman Graduation Rate: 60%

Financial Information 1

Free Lunch: 41,492
Reduced Lunch: 3,707
Revenue Per Student: $27,016
Salaries: $451,340,550
Employee Benefits: $79,700,002

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Statewide Assessment Testing Results

Washington DC Assessment Testing Results
Test Percent Proficient
Grade 4 Math 58.00%
Grade 4 Reading 52.20%
Elementary School Science 40.60%
Grade 8 Math 66.20%
Grade 8 Reading 56.20%
Middle School Science 44.70%
High School Math 44.70%
High School Reading 44.90%
High School Science 44.40%

1. Data Sources: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Local Education Agency (School District) Universe Survey", 2008-09 v.1a, 2009-10 v.2a, 2010-11 v.2a, 2011-12 v.1a; "National Public Education Financial Survey (State Fiscal)", 2008-09 (FY 2009) v.1b, 2009-10 (FY 2010) v.1a, 2010-11 (FY 2011) v.1a; "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey", 2008-09 v.1b, 2009-10 v.2a, 2010-11 v.2a, 2011-12 v.1a; "State Dropout and Completion Data File", 2008-09 v.1a, 2009-10 v.1a; "State Nonfiscal Public Elementary/Secondary Education Survey", 2008-09 v.1c, 2009-10 v.1b, 2010-11 v.1a, 2011-12 v.1a.