DC Public Schools Budgets

We know that our steady progress in accelerating outcomes for students is the result of intentional planning and implementation of rigorous and joyful learning by incredible educators and staff. Thus, we are intentionally investing in the academic and social emotional learning of our students.


Welcome to the DCPS Budget Website

DCPS is preparing for FY24 budget development and will continue to implement the updated budget model, first introduced in FY23. As a standard part of the budget development process, DCPS will continue to review the model to evaluate the allocation of funds with equity, stability, and transparency as our guiding principles. Learn more about the DCPS budget process, sources of funding and how we distribute funds to individual schools through the updated budget model.

Breakdown of How the FY23 Updated Budget Model Allocates Funding to Schools


In Enrollment Based Funding


In Targeted Support Funding


In Stability Funding