District of Columbia Information

Where the District of Columbia Ranks
District of Columbia National AverageRank
Education spending per student adjusted for regional cost differences (2002) $11,269 $7,734 1
Average class size for self-contained classes in elementary schools (2000) 21.7 21.2 34
Average Beginning Teacher Salary (2002-03) $35,260 $29,564 3
Average Teacher Salary (2002-03) $53,194 $45,771 5
Graduation rates (2002)
  • State overall
  • -- %71 % --
  • Black
  • -- %56 %
  • Hispanic
  • -- %52 %
  • White
  • -- %78 %
    National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) 2005 Reading Exam
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    State Information
    Current headlines and data from each state.
    Facts At A Glance
    Mayor: Adrian M. Fenty (D)
    Chancellor: Michelle Rhee
    Pre-K-12 Enrollment: 76,166
    No. of Districts: 1
    No. of Public Schools: 193
    No. of Public School Teachers: 5,005
    Annual Pre-K-12 Expenditures: $0.9 billion
    Student Demographics
    Students in Title I Schools: 75.8%
    Students Eligible for Free/Reduced Price Lunch: 62.0%
    Students With Disabilities: 16.3%
    English-Language Learners: 7.6%

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