District of Columbia Public Schools

Washington, District of Columbia

  • 110th

    largest school district
    in the country

    updated 12/15/2016**
  • $52k

    starting salary

    updated 11/08/2016
  • $107k

    max salary

    updated 11/08/2016
  • no tenure policy

    years to tenure

    updated 09/26/2017
  • 182

    days in student
    school year

    updated 09/25/2017
  • 196

    days in teacher
    school year

    updated 09/25/2017
  • 46,155


    updated 12/15/2016**
  • 3,719


    updated 12/15/2016**
  • 100%

    free/reduced lunch

    updated 12/15/2016**

Labor context

updated 12/15/2016
  • District is operating under a current contract
  • State requires collective bargaining by school districts if a majority of teachers vote for union representation.
  • Teachers are AFT union members.

Student Demographics

updated 12/15/2016**

*N/A indicates the issue was not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents.
**School district teacher count, enrollment, and demographic data is from the 2014-2015 school year, sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics.

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