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Washington D.C.2021-10-06T23:26:23+00:00

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

The Washington, D.C. Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) published FY 2019-20 school-by-school spending data on the DC School Report Card. Located at the bottom of the “Profile” section of each school’s report, OSSE compares per-pupil expenditures to the district average. Explore D.C.’s spending data below or jump over to the DC School Report Card HERE.

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WHAT YOU CAN LEARN FROM THE REPORT CARD ABOUT SCHOOL-BY-SCHOOL SPENDING

To see how your school’s spending compares to LEA and DC Average (includes charter schools), view the Finance section under the Profile tab from the DC School Report Card.

The DC School Report Card does not allow you to directly compare spending for every school in the district. However, the “DC School Report Card Resource Library” contains a downloadable data file for all schools in the district. Click on “2020 DC School Report Card Per-Pupil Expenditures File” to view school-by-school spending for all D.C. schools.

D.C. does not yet have an online option to directly compare spending with demographics.

I know which school(s) I want to compare.

View each comparison school’s report. Spending and demographics data are both located in the “Profile” tab of the Report Card.

I do not know which schools I want to compare.

The “DC School Report Card Resource Library” contains downloadable data files for demographics and spending for all schools in the district. Click on “2020 DC School Report Card Aggregate Public Data” to gather demographic data and select your comparison schools. Then click on “2020 DC School Report Card Per-Pupil Expenditures File” to view school-by-school spending for each of your comparison schools.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, limited outcomes data was collected for school year 2019-20. Visit each school’s report card to gather comparison details on spending, demographics, and any available outcomes data.

If you have any questions about the data or feedback on the report card, please email the Office of State Superintendent of Education at dcschoolreportcard@dc.gov