Lottery Results

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 15:49 -- emerald.becker

About 2024-2025 Lottery Results

For School Year 2024-2025, 17,172 unique applicants submitted 53,165 applications to enroll in DC Public Schools. This is over 700 more unique applicants than last year, a 4% increase.

Students and families submitted applications to (1) apply to Pre-Kindergarten (PK3 or PK4) as a new student or (2) apply to grades Kindergarten to 12th grade in a citywide, selective, or out-of-boundary school. No application is needed to attend an in-boundary school in grades K to 12, to re-enroll in a current school, or to enroll in the next school in your feeder pattern.

Lottery results, across DCPS and for individual schools, are available by school and grade below.

Summary Results

  • 17,172 individual students submitted 53,165 applications to DCPS schools.
  • 7,228 students were matched.
  • The grades with the highest number of applicants were PK3 and PK4 - which are not compulsory - and 9th grade, where DCPS offers several selective and citywide options. 3,995 individual students applied to PK3, 2,149 applied to PK4, and 3,300 applied to grade 9.
  • School Year 2024-2025 lottery data for DCPS is current as of April 1, 2024. For the most current information on individual school waitlist lengths, please contact schools directly.

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