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Neighborhood Factors

Chapter 5 describes neighborhood factors that can impact public school enrollment and the location of public school facilities. This chapter includes information about housing types (apartments, condo and single family) and the number of public school students who live in them, as well as how many public school students may live in soon-to-be developed residential housing developments. Other information includes adult educational levels, car ownership, crime and safety information, and school readiness for early childhood students. Some questions that this chapters helps answer are:

  • How many public school students live in the different types of housing in Washington, DC?
  • How many public school students may live in the future housing being constructed?
  • How do adult educational levels differ across the city?
  • How does car ownership differ across the city?
  • What are the patterns of violent and property crime in neighborhoods across the city?
  • Where are early childhood students most ready for school across the city?

Residential Housing

Types of Housing

Types of Housing by Ward

Public School Students by Housing Type

Residential Development Pipeline

Estimated Student Yield from Residential Development Pipeline

Educational Attainment for Adults

Vehicle Access

Crime and Safety

Neighborhood Factors - Sources and Methodology