In SY21-22, there are 69 Local Education Agencies (LEA) that have schools offering elementary, middle, and high school as well as schools specifically designated for adult, alternative, and special education students. LEAs are typically thought of as school districts. DCPS is one LEA and the public charter sector has 68 LEAs. Each LEA can offer one or more schools. As of SY21-22, there are 249 public schools across Washington, DC. Visit DME's Data Resources to view interactive maps of SY22-23 public schools.
Number of Local Education Agencies, SY13-14 to SY21-22
Number of Schools, SY13-14 to SY21-22
Source: OSSE Audited Enrollment, SY13-14 to SY21-22