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District of Columbia

  • Districts
    7
  • Students
    88,409
  • Teachers
    6,825

District of Columbia serves 88,409 students across 7 districts. Its teachers have had 17,416 projects funded on DonorsChoose, representing $11.3 million in funds.

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District of Columbia School Spending

District of Columbia spent a total of $2.0 billion in the 2016-17 school year school year on education. 55.3% of that was on instruction, 41.2% on support services, and 3.5% on other costs.

District of Columbia spent a total of $22,869 per pupil in the 2016-17 school year school year on education. 55.3% of that was on instruction, 41.2% on support services, and 3.5% on other costs.

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

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D.C. State Board of Education school support on DonorsChoose Last updated Nov 26, 2022

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D.C. State Board of Education

$11.3 million
raised using DonorsChoose
17,416
projects funded
5,276
teachers funded
89,563
donors
942
projects for basic supplies
2,548
projects for technology
2,628
projects for books
634
projects for art supplies

D.C. State Board of Education has received support from 17,201 individuals from District of Columbia and 36,181 individuals out-of-state.

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