Enrollment in Public Schools Increases

There are 38,905 students enrolled in public charter schools and 48,439 in traditional public schools, based on an audited enrollment numbers released this week by the Office of the State of the Superintendent for Education (OSSE). This is a 3.2% increase for public charter schools and an almost 2% increase for traditional public schools.

District of Columbia Public Schools

Public Charter Schools

SY 2015-16 audited enrollment

SY 2014-15 audited enrollment

Percent change

SY 2015-16 audited enrollment

SY 2014-15* audited enrollment

Percent change



1.9 %



3.2 %


View historical enrollment data here.

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