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Private School Enrollment

The American Community Survey (ACS) estimates with 90% confidence that between 14.5% and 16.7% of kindergarten through 12th grade students in Washington, DC attended private school between the time period of 2013 and 2017.  

The share of private school enrollment varies substantially by ward. Relying on the same five year American Community Survey estimates, between 41% and 49% of students in Ward 3 attended private school compared to between 3% to 6% of students in Ward 7.

Percent of Kindergarten through Grade 12 Students Enrolled in Private School

Source: American Community Survey, 5 Year Estimates (2013-2017) 

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