Crestwood and Petworth (Cluster 18) and Congress Heights (Cluster 39) enroll the most students identified as at-risk of academic failure (typically referred to as "at risk".) As a percent of total enrollment, clusters in Wards 7 and 8 have the highest percent of at-risk students.
Public School At-Risk Enrollment by Neighborhood Cluster, SY14-15 to SY18-19
Since SY14-15 (the first year for at-risk designation), the number of at-risk students has fluctuated, but as of SY18-19 was on the decline, decreasing by 2% compared to an increase of almost 9% in PK3 through 12th grade enrollment.
Change in At-Risk Enrollment by Neighborhood Cluster, SY14-15 to SY18-19
Note: The total enrollment excludes adult and alternative school students as they do not qualify for the at risk status. Source: OSSE Audited Enrollment, SY14-15 to SY18-19