About 2020-2021 Lottery Results
DC Public Schools continues to see high demand from families living in all eight wards, with a similar number of students applying through the lottery and matching as in 2019-2020. Lottery results by school and grade are available below. These results reflect applications from students and families for pre-kindergarten programs (PK3 and PK4) and for K-12 seats in citywide, selective, out-of-boundary, and other schools beyond a student’s school of right. Students and families do not need to submit a lottery application in order to attend their in-boundary school (K-12), to re-enroll in their current school, or to enroll in a geographic or programmatic feeder school
- 18,633 students applied to a DCPS school.
- 7,126 students received a match.
- A total of 9,268 individual students were waitlisted 25,540 times, with 4,090 or 44% waitlisted at just one school and 6,814 or 74% waitlisted at one to three schools total.
- The greatest demand continued to center in pre-kindergarten grades, with 3,891 3- and 4-year-olds waitlisted 12,163 times, an increase of 287 unique students waitlisted over last year.
- School Year 2020-2021 DCPS Lottery Data is current as of March 27, 2020. For the most current information on individual school waitlist lengths, please contact schools directly.
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