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Table: D.C. Scholarship Applicants

April 26, 2005 1 min read

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The Washington Scholarship Fund, which administers the federally financed voucher program in the District of Columbia, is in the process of holding lotteries to determine how many students will participate in the program next school year.

A Look at the Applicant Pool
School Year Total
Scholarships Awarded/
Projected
Total Applicants From
Public Schools
From Private Schools From Public SINI**
% # % # % #
2005-06 1,650-
1,700*
2,806 84 2,364 15 423 41 964
2004-05 1,360 2,689 74 1,978 26 711 4 77
Change 21-25% 4% 14% 42% 925%