# DC Public Schools

DC Public Schools - To ensure that every DCPS school provides a world-class education that prepares ALL of our students, regardless of background or circumstance, for success in college, career, and life.

DC Public Charter Schools - To provide an alternative free education for students who reside in the District of Columbia.

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website: https://dcps.dc.gov; http://www.dcpcsb.org
CY_budget: $1,629,931,627
budget_percent: 13.54%
budget_per_K12_capita: $17,120
program_outcome: College and Career Readiness
program_category: Education
service: Public Education
twitter: https://twitter.com/dcpublicschools; https://twitter.com/dcpcsb
HS_graduation_rate: 72.4% (2017)
UN_Sustainable_Development_Goals: Goal 4 Quality Education
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Location: Washington_DC

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christina on March 8, 2018, 5 p.m.

I am glad that my city (DC) is investing in public education. $17k per capita is actually significantly higher than Fairfax and Montgomery counties both are known for having good schools. I wonder why we are not getting as good results as them.

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