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Size of Enrollment of Public Schools

Most public schools in Washington, DC are in the range of 251-500 students (133 schools). 13 schools enroll less than 100 students and 5 schools enroll more than 1,000 students. At the grade band level, most schools with elementary and middle school grades have enrollments in the 251-500 student range. However, high schools trend a little larger, particularly for DCPS schools.

Enrollment Size of Public Schools, SY13-14 to SY21-22

Source: OSSE Audited Enrollment, SY13-14 to SY21-22

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