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Number of LEAs and Schools

In SY22-23, there are 70 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 69 LEAs. Each LEA can offer one or more schools. As of SY22-23, there are 251 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 SY22-23


Number of Schools, SY13-14 to SY22-23

Source: OSSE Audited Enrollment, SY13-14 to SY22-23

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