Evaluating The Schools
There are 11,861 individual students on the My School DC lottery waitlists to attend one or more PK-12 public charter schools in SY2019-20, a 4.8% increase over last year’s 11,317 students and a 22.2% increase from the 9,703 students in SY2017-18.
Public school enrollment continues to increase, and the Public Charter School Board continues to prioritizes school quality over growth.
Each year, DC's public charter schools are evaluated on their performance using common metrics. See the 2018 results, learn more about the process, and find previous year's school quality reports.
View school-by-school financial information and the Board's annual financial analysis.
To better serve parents and students, DC PCSB keeps high-level data on its students' residential locations to give us a better sense of where students are coming from and how they get to school.
Every public charter school offers rigorous graduation requirements. Learn more about each school's graduation requirements and transcript audit policies.
This year's Equity Report highlights areas in which public charter schools are outperforming the District's average.
As citywide public schools, charters educate students who live all across the city. Learn more about the students and DC public charter schools located in each ward.
The adult education School Quality Report tracks student progress, student achievement, progress on mission-specific measures, and leading indicators of attendance and student retention.
For parents, the attendance and discipline performance of their child's school is important.
The DC Public Charter School Board reviews school charters at five, 10, and 15 years.
To complement the quantitative data in our Performance Management Framework and attendance reports, we designed the qualitative site reviews to gather additional, non-numerical data.