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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 14,702 projects funded on DonorsChoose, representing $9.4 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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District of Columbia State Board of Education school support on DonorsChoose Last updated Nov 30, 2021

DonorsChoose makes it easy for anyone to help a teacher in need, moving us closer to a nation where students in every community have the tools and experiences they need for a great education.

$9.4 million
raised using DonorsChoose
14,702
projects funded
4,571
teachers funded
45,757
donors
683
projects for basic supplies
1,980
projects for technology
2,233
projects for books
490
projects for art supplies

District of Columbia State Board of Education has received support from 45,757 individuals from District of Columbia and 31,076 individuals out-of-state.

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