Public schools in Crestwood and Petworth (Cluster 18) and Congress Heights (Cluster 39) enroll the most special education students. However, public schools in Mayfair, Hillbrook, Mahaning Heights (Cluster 30); Capitol Hill (Cluster 26); and Eastland Gardens, Kenilworth (Cluster 29) enroll more special education students as a percent of their total enrollment.
Public School Special Education Enrollment by Neighborhood Cluster, SY13-14 to SY20-21
Since SY13-14, 34% more students have been identified as special education students, outpacing the percent change in total enrollment of students under the age of 22 over the same period (14%).
Change in Public School Special Education Enrollment, SY13-14 to SY20-21
Note: Only students between the ages of 3 and 21 can qualify for special education status per federal requirements. Source: OSSE Audited Enrollment, SY13-14 to SY20-21