The right school for your child depends on multiple factors, including location, curriculum offerings, school environment and comfort with school staff, parent engagement practices and activities, and other variables specific to the needs of your child.
In addition to the needs important for your child, you can also review data-focused information by school, such as test scores, graduation rates, and even discipline rates. Here are some links that will provide data-focused information at the school level:
- Visit the DC State Report Card for school-based information about the following criteria: school type, location, enrollment, performance, school climate, and college readiness.
- PARCC Assessment Results for DCPS and public charter schools
- High School Graduation Rates
Common School Lottery
The Common School Lottery is administered by MySchoolDC. The following links provide information on how to apply to schools through the lottery, frequently asked questions about the lottery process, and lottery results and waitlist information: