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Where Students Identified as At Risk of Academic Failure Live

The concentrations of students at risk of academic failure mimic the overall public school population. The greatest number live in Ward 8’s Congress Heights (Cluster 39); Ward 4’s Brightwood Park and Petworth (Cluster 18); and Ward 1’s Columbia Heights and Mt Pleasant (Cluster 2), in addition to others in Ward 7. Neighborhoods in Wards 8 and 7 have high proportions of at risk students, as well as neighborhoods such as Southwest Waterfront (Cluster 9), Ivy City (Cluster 23), and Penn Quarter (Cluster 8) at 61%, 59%, and 59%, respectively.

Source: OSSE Audited Enrollment, SY13-14 to SY18-19

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