District of Columbia

Comparative analysis of funding, student demographics and achievement data.

District of Columbia is comprised of 1 school districts that serve 44,618 students.

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Funding2008 - 201220082009201020112012
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Per Pupil Expenditure (K-12)
National average

Per-Pupil Expenditure: Average per-pupil expenditure equals the total amount of revenue paid out by school systems in the state divided by K-12 total enrollment. It includes funds from federal, state, and local sources spent on day to day operating expenses, such as teacher salaries. It does not include capital expenses, such as school construction. From the Common Core of Data at the National Center for Education Statistics.

163531969824358270160
102971059112592127520
$16,353
$10,297
$19,698
$10,591
$24,358
$12,592
$27,016
$12,752
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Federal Revenue Per Pupil

Federal Revenue Per Pupil: Federal revenues per student are federal revenues divided by the fall enrollment as reported in the state finance file. These data are from the CCD National Public Education Financial Survey. From the Common Core of Data at the National Center for Education Statistics.

19802559225031870
00000
$1,980
$2,559
$2,250
$3,187
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Title I

Title I: Title I of the No Child Left Behind Act authorizes direct aid from the federal government to states and school districts to support the additional education needs of children from low-income families. Data for 2011 and 2012 represent estimates based on final appropriations bills. From U.S. Department of Education Budget Tables.

4729492748888781476168574888219746643707
00000
$47,294,927
$48,888,781
$47,616,857
$48,882,197
$46,643,707
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Title I Stimulus Estimated

Title I: Title I of the No Child Left Behind Act authorizes direct aid from the federal government to states and school districts to support the additional education needs of children from low-income families. Funds became available in FY 2009 and must be spent by the end of FY 2011. From U.S. Department of Education Budget Tables.

037602323000
00000
$37,602,323
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Title II

Title II: Under Title II of the No Child Left Behind Act the federal government provides grant aid to states for Improving Teacher Quality State Grants. The funds are provided via a formula specified in the law. The program is meant to increase the number of highly qualified teachers and principals, and improve teacher effectiveness. From U.S. Department of Education Budget Tables.

1362346213622554136591261124390611191809
00000
$13,623,462
$13,622,554
$13,659,126
$11,243,906
$11,191,809
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IDEA PART B

IDEA: The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) authorizes direct aid from the federal government to states and school districts to support the additional education needs of children with disabilities. Data for 2011 and 2012 represent estimates based on final appropriations bills. From U.S. Department of Education Budget Tables.

1592904016979449169635861690132217319779
00000
$15,929,040
$16,979,449
$16,963,586
$16,901,322
$17,319,779
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IDEA Part B Stimulus Estimated

IDEA: The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) authorizes direct aid from the federal government to states and school districts to support the additional education needs of children with disabilities. Funds became available in FY 2009 and must be spent by the end of FY 2011. From U.S. Department of Education Budget Tables.

016441924000
00000
$16,441,924
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State Fiscal Stabilization Fund Estimated

State Fiscal Stabilization Fund: The SFSF provides funds to states to fill in budget gaps between and or funding levels. Funds can be used for pre-K-16 purposes as well as government services. Funds became available in FY 2009 and must be spent by the end of FY 2011. From U.S. Department of Education Budget Tables.

089377071000
00000
$89,377,071
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Total Estimated Stimulus Funds

Total Estimated Stimulus Funds: This represents the total amount of money each state is expected to receive in stimulus funding including Title I, IDEA, SFSF and other programs. Funds became available in FY 2009 and must be spent by the end of FY 2011. From U.S. Department of Education Budget Tables.

0154000000000
00000
$154,000,000
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Education Jobs Fund Allocation

Total Education Jobs Fund Allocation. Fund must be used to support K-12 employment related expenses like salaries and benefits. Funds became available in FY 2010 and must be spent by the end of FY 2012. From U.S. Department of Education Budget Tables.

001807265800
00000
$18,072,658
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Impact Aid

Impact Aid Basic Support Payments: Title VIII of the No Child Left Behind Act authorizes direct aid from the federal government to school districts that educate large numbers of "federally connected" children or have been impacted by the lost property tax revenue on federal lands (i.e. military bases or Native American reservations). Data for 2011 and 2012 represent estimates based on final appropriations bills. From U.S. Department of Education Budget Tables.

125279016722701064359608889854283
00000
$1,252,790
$1,672,270
$1,064,359
$608,889
$854,283
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Federal School Meal Funding

Federal School Meal Funding: The National School Lunch Act authorizes the distribution of federal funds to states and school districts to provide nutritious lunches, breakfasts and snacks to low income students free or at reduced prices. This number represents the amount of money each state received for school meals. From U.S. Department of Agriculture Budget Tables.

1968803221616298250004192635125528167403
00000
$19,688,032
$21,616,298
$25,000,419
$26,351,255
$28,167,403
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Federal School Commodities Funding

Federal School Commodities Funding: The Department of Agriculture provides funds for states to distribute commodity foods to students eligible for free or reduced priced lunch. This number represents the amount of money each state received for commodities. From U.S. Department of Agriculture Budget Tables.

1214106864564143294113806091372084
00000
$1,214,106
$864,564
$1,432,941
$1,380,609
$1,372,084
Pre-Kindergarten2008 - 201220082009201020112012
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State-Funded Pre-K Enrollment

Total enrollment of children in state-funded pre-K program(s). Includes enrollment in programs administered by school districts and community-based organizations. Depending on state regulations, enrollment may include children at age 3 in addition to age 4 and may reflect either full-day or half-day programming. From the National Institute for Early Education Research's annual yearbook on preschool programs.

6559786883651009711267
00000
6,559
7,868
8,365
10,097
11,267
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State-Funded Pre-K Funding

Total state funding for state-funded pre-K program(s). Includes funding for programs administered by school districts and community-based organizations. May include federal Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) funding and other federal social services funding in states that include this funding in the pool of money available for pre-K. Depending on state regulations, funding may support children at age 3 in addition to age 4 and may reflect either full-day or half-day programming. From the National Institute for Early Education Research's annual yearbook on preschool programs.

73283810104572971114149779142962330157440000
00000
$73,283,810
$104,572,971
$114,149,779
$142,962,330
$157,440,000
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IDEA Section 619 Preschool Program Enrollment

Total number of students receiving special education services under Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Section 619 special education preschool grants for children ages 3 through 5 in state. From U.S. Department of Education Data Accountability Center Child Count.

5675436839570
00000
567
543
683
957
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IDEA Section 619 Preschool Program Funding

Total federal funding received by state for Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Section 619 special education preschool grants for children ages 3 through 5. From U.S. Department of Education Budget Tables.

2402492402492402492394180
00000
$240,249
$240,249
$240,249
$239,418
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IDEA Section 619 Preschool Program Stimulus Funding

Total federal funding received by state for Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Section 619 special education preschool grants for children ages 3 through 5 from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Though funds were available in fiscal years 2009, 2010, and 2011, they were first released in 2009. From U.S. Department of Education Budget Tables.

0260486000
00000
$260,486
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Head Start Enrollment

Funded enrollment of children ages 3 through 5 in Head Start programs in the state. From U.S. Office of Head Start.

00295429082653
00000
2,954
2,908
2,653
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Head Start Funding

Total federal funding for Head Start programs in the state (not including Early Head Start). From U.S. Office of Head Start.

00207834272129066517526363
00000
$20,783,427
$21,290,665
$17,526,363
Demographics2008 - 201220082009201020112012
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Total Students

Total Students: Number of students enrolled in public education in the state. From the Common Core of Data at the National Center for Education Statistics.

78,422
68,681
69,433
71,284
73,911
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Student Census Poverty Rate
National average

Student Poverty Rate: The student poverty rate reflects the number of children in a state ages 5 to 17 living beneath the Census Bureau's poverty line. In , the poverty income threshold for a family of four was $19,157. From the U.S. Census Bureau Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates.

0.2480.2940.30900
0.1320.1820.19800
24.8%
13.2%
29.4%
18.2%
30.9%
19.8%
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Free and Reduced Price Lunch Enrollment

Free and Reduced Priced Lunch Enrollment: Free and reduced price lunch enrollment reflects the number of students in the state who are certified to receive free or reduced price lunches based on their family incomes or participation in Food Stamp or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families programs. From the Common Core of Data at the National Center for Education Statistics.

0.4884981260.67124830.6960.72990.6115
0.4100173150.4412749840.460.480.417565416
48.8%
41.0%
67.1%
44.1%
69.6%
46.0%
73.0%
48.0%
61.2%
41.8%
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English Language Learner

English Language Learner: English Language Learner data reflect the number of children in a state who qualify as Limited English Proficient according to state law. From the Common Core of Data at the National Center for Education Statistics.

0.0655555840.0848851940.0850.07380.0644
0.051591020.0874656690.0950.05970.089526613
6.6%
5.2%
8.5%
8.7%
8.5%
9.5%
7.4%
6.0%
6.4%
9.0%
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Special Education Participation

Special Education Participation: Special Education Participation reflects the number of children in a state who have Individualized Education Plans under IDEA law. From the Common Core of Data at the National Center for Education Statistics.

0.1212924940.15494820.1630.16760.1696
0.1328908490.1276828260.1320.13070.127670558
12.1%
13.3%
15.5%
12.8%
16.3%
13.2%
16.8%
13.1%
17.0%
12.8%
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White Students

White, Non-Hispanic Students: Number of students enrolled in public education in the state that are categorized as white. From the Common Core of Data at the National Center for Education Statistics.

0.05364570.05994380.0670.07140.077
0.5444155880.5370262580.5310.51860.51208275
5.4%
54.4%
6.0%
53.7%
6.7%
53.1%
7.1%
51.9%
7.7%
51.2%
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African American Students

African American, Non-Hispanic Students: Number of students enrolled in public education in the state that are categorized as African American. From the Common Core of Data at the National Center for Education Statistics.

0.83159070.81479590.8010.77770.7642
0.1663047310.1658705550.1650.15840.156581832
83.2%
16.6%
81.5%
16.6%
80.1%
16.5%
77.8%
15.8%
76.4%
15.7%
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American Indian Students

American Indian or Alaska Native, Non-Hispanic Students: Number of students enrolled in public education in the state that are categorized as American Indian. From the Common Core of Data at the National Center for Education Statistics.

0.00076510.00080080.0010.00070.0009
0.0118094220.0117737060.0120.01130.010947775
0.1%
1.2%
0.1%
1.2%
0.1%
1.2%
0.1%
1.1%
0.1%
1.1%
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Asian Students

Asian, Non-Hispanic Students: Number of students enrolled in public education in the state that are categorized as Asian. From the Common Core of Data at the National Center for Education Statistics.

0.01490650.01597240.0160.01440.014
0.0472437030.048686550.050.04920.046557587
1.5%
4.7%
1.6%
4.9%
1.6%
5.0%
1.4%
4.9%
1.4%
4.7%
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Hispanic Students

Hispanic Students: Number of students enrolled in public education in the state that are categorized as Hispanic. From the Common Core of Data at the National Center for Education Statistics.

0.09909210.1082250.1150.1260.1314
0.2167808840.2202083910.2270.23760.234619194
9.9%
21.7%
10.8%
22.0%
11.5%
22.7%
12.6%
23.8%
13.1%
23.5%
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Minority Students

Minority Students: Number of students in the state categorized as a race or ethnicity that is not white. From the Common Core of Data at the National Center for Education Statistics.

0.94635430.93979410.9330.91890.923
0.4421387390.4465392020.4530.45650.47918496
94.6%
44.2%
94.0%
44.7%
93.3%
45.3%
91.9%
45.6%
92.3%
47.9%
Achievement2008 - 201220082009201020112012
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4th Grade Reading: State NAEP Performance
National average

NAEP Achievement: The percent of students scoring proficient or above according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), a set of proficiency standards for each grade. This test is administered to a representative sample of students in each state. From the National Center for Education Statistics.

00.1700.190
00.3300.320
17%
33%
19%
32%
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4th Grade Math: State NAEP Performance

NAEP Achievement: The percent of students scoring proficient or above according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), a set of proficiency standards for each grade. This test is administered to a representative sample of students in each state. From the National Center for Education Statistics.

00.1700.210
00.3900.390
17%
39%
21%
39%
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8th Grade Reading: State NAEP Performance

NAEP Achievement: The percent of students scoring proficient or above according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), a set of proficiency standards for each grade. This test is administered to a representative sample of students in each state. From the National Center for Education Statistics.

00.1400.160
00.3200.320
14%
32%
16%
32%
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8th Grade Math: State NAEP Performance

NAEP Achievement: The percent of students scoring proficient or above according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), a set of proficiency standards for each grade. This test is administered to a representative sample of students in each state. From the National Center for Education Statistics.

00.1100.170
00.3400.340
11%
34%
17%
34%
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4th Grade Reading: State NCLB

NCLB Achievement: The percent of 4th graders scoring proficient or above in reading according to state-defined proficiency standards for each grade. States use these standards for No Child Left Behind accountability purposes. From the state Department of Education or Public Instruction.

0.4590.4550.460.440
00000
45.9%
45.5%
46.0%
44.0%
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4th Grade Math: State NCLB

NCLB Achievement: The percent of 4th graders scoring proficient or above in math according to state-defined proficiency standards for each grade. States use these standards for No Child Left Behind accountability purposes. From the state Department of Education or Public Instruction.

0.4610.50.50.460
00000
46.1%
50.0%
50.0%
46.0%
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8th Grade Reading: State NCLB

NCLB Achievement: The percent of 8th graders scoring proficient or above in reading according to state-defined proficiency standards for each grade. States use these standards for No Child Left Behind accountability purposes. From the state Department of Education or Public Instruction.

0.4070.4640.460.50
00000
40.7%
46.4%
46.0%
50.0%
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8th Grade Math: State NCLB

NCLB Achievement: The percent of 8th graders scoring proficient or above in math according to state-defined proficiency standards for each grade. States use these standards for No Child Left Behind accountability purposes. From the state Department of Education or Public Instruction.

0.4020.4370.440.590
00000
40.2%
43.7%
44.0%
59.0%
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High School Reading: District NCLB

NCLB Achievement: The percent of high schoolers scoring proficient or above in reading according to state-defined proficiency standards for each grade. States use these standards for No Child Left Behind accountability purposes. From the state Department of Education or Public Instruction.

0.4110.430.430.460
00000
41.1%
43.0%
43.0%
46.0%
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High School Math: District NCLB

NCLB Achievement: The percent of high schoolers scoring proficient or above in math according to state-defined proficiency standards for each grade. States use these standards for No Child Left Behind accountability purposes. From the state Department of Education or Public Instruction.

0.3790.430.430.420
00000
37.9%
43.0%
43.0%
42.0%
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Nationally Defined Graduation Rate

Nationally Defined Graduation Rate: Four year freshman cohort graduation rate as calculated by the Department of Education.

0.560.6240.59900
0.7470.755000
56.0%
74.7%
62.4%
75.5%
59.9%
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State Defined Graduation Rate

State Defined Graduation Rate: High school graduation rate as calculated by the state. From the state Department of Education or Public Instruction.

0.6970.72300.870
00000
69.7%
72.3%
87.0%
Adult Education2008 - 201220082009201020112012
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Federal Adult Education Spending

Title II of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act, provides formula funds to each state to be used in providing adult education and literacy instruction to adults. Data from the Office of Vocational and Adult Education at the Department of Education.

14413171318039164740300
00000
$1,441,317
$1,318,039
$1,647,403
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State Adult Education Spending

States are required to provide matching dollars from state, local, or institutional sources that equal at least 25 percent of the state's total spending on adult education. Data from the Office of Vocational and Adult Education at the Department of Education.

26048331924687172737100
00000
$2,604,833
$1,924,687
$1,727,371
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Total Adult Education Enrollment

Total number of students enrolled in an adult education program funded under Title II of the Workforce Investment Act. Data from the Office of Vocational and Adult Education National Reporting System.

36943956424738083145
00000
3,694
3,956
4,247
3,808
3,145
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Percent of Adult Education Students that are African American
National average

Percent of adult education students that identify as black or African American in the program year. Data from the Office of Vocational and Adult Education National Reporting System.

0.6608012990000
0.201050.220980.222750.223980.213
66.1%
20.1%
22.1%
22.3%
22.4%
21.3%
About
Percent of Adult Education Students that are Hispanic

Percent of adult education students that identify as Hispanic in the program year. Data from the Office of Vocational and Adult Education National Reporting System.

0.3026529510000
0.433550.40490.397540.389930.39544
30.3%
43.4%
40.5%
39.8%
39.0%
39.5%
About
Percent of Adult Education Students that are Ages 16-24

Percent of adult education students that are ages 16-24 in the program year. This measure combines the 16-18 and 19-24 age groups reported by states. Data from the Office of Vocational and Adult Education National Reporting System.

0.38521930.32735090.29785730.28230.2871224
0.363150.353140.344020.339710.33289
38.5%
36.3%
32.7%
35.3%
29.8%
34.4%
28.2%
34.0%
28.7%
33.3%
About
Percent of Adult Education Students Enrolled in ESL Program

Percent of adult education students that are enrolled in English-as-a-second-language programs in the program year. Other program types include adult basic education and adult secondary education. Data from the Office of Vocational and Adult Education National Reporting System.

0.36762320.3928210.39133510.40835080.4540541
0.4383870.4226180.417160.403350.400051
36.8%
43.8%
39.3%
42.3%
39.1%
41.7%
40.8%
40.3%
45.4%
40.0%