Schools in Congress Heights (Cluster 39) and Crestwood and Petworth (Cluster 18) enroll the most students identified as at-risk of academic failure (typically referred to as "at risk"). As a percent of total enrollment within each neighborhood cluster, clusters in Wards 7 and 8 have the highest proportions of at-risk students.
Public School At-Risk Enrollment by Neighborhood Cluster, SY14-15 to SY20-21
Since SY14-15 (the first year for at-risk designation), the number of at-risk students has fluctuated year to year. As of SY20-21, the number of at risk students was almost the same as SY14-15 making the percent change flat or 0%, compared to an increase of 10% in PK3 through 12th grade enrollment.
Change in At-Risk Enrollment by Neighborhood Cluster, SY14-15 to SY20-21
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 SY20-21