Washington Schools

Washington, D.C.'s school system imparts quality education to the students through numerous public, public chartered and private schools. The public schools in the city are run by the District of Columbia Public Schools and consists of 129 schools and learning centers with around 45,000 students. The public school system is constantly monitored by the government and necessary changes are made to meet the constantly evolving requirements.

There are more than 50 public charter schools which are monitored by the District of Columbia Public Charter School Board. Washington D.C. is also home for some of the country's top private schools like Blessed Sacrament School, Capitol Hill Day School, Edmund Burke School, Washington International School and many more.

American University, George Washington University, and Georgetown University are few of the private universities in the region. There are many higher- education institutions offering continuing, distance and adult education as well. University of the District of Columbia is a public university offering undergraduate and graduate education. The presence of numerous educational establishments provides students and parents with many options depending on needs, distance, and level of education.

Washington D.C. School Resources