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EdScape Chapter 1. Population and Students PDF Summary

Chapter 1 describes the adult and child population of Washington, DC over time and neighborhood, as well as the public school student population. Some questions that this chapter helps answer are:

  • How has Washington, DC's population changed over time?
  • What are the citywide trends of public school enrollment?
  • Where do public school students live and are there differences by special needs categories (English learner, at risk of academic failure, and special education)?
  • How many children are enrolled in private school?
  • What is the forecasted number of future school-age children?