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School Opening and Closing Trends

Between SY12-13 and SY21-22, 65 public charter schools opened and 33 public charter schools closed. Conversely, 15 DCPS schools closed and 12 DCPS opened since SY12-13. Scroll below to see visualizations showing the number of openings and closings per year and by geography.

Total DCPS and Public Charter School Openings and Closings

 

 

Looking at the number of openings and closings by Comprehensive Plan planning areas, the Far Southeast and Southwest area, the Far Northeast and Southeast area, and the Upper Northeast area experienced the greatest number of openings and closings since SY12-13.

DCPS and Public Charter School Openings and Closings by Varying Geographies

Source: Office of the Deputy Mayor for Education

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