DC Dropout Prevention Resources

The Washington, D.C. community offers a wide range of dropout prevention services and support for local youth. Are quality services available to all D.C. youth and are these services matched to the unique needs of each Ward?

Gap Analysis

American Graduate DC, in collaboration with the DC Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation and the College Success Foundation, conducted a gap analysis of dropout prevention organizations and youth services in the District of Columbia. The analysis identifies what kinds of services are currently provided, where they are provided, and what is still needed — in each Ward and citywide. Download Gap Analysis report >


Learning About Dropout Prevention


Youth Development Organizations, Recreation Centers, Public Schools, and Public Charter Schools

Below you'll find an interactive map that identifies community-based dropout prevention and youth development organizations, DC Public Schools, DC Public Charter Schools, and DC Parks and Recreation centers.


This map identifies the main office location of each youth development organization in our database, the locations of the middle and high schools for DCPS and DCPCS, and the DC Department of Parks & Recreation centers. To remove layers from view, click on the word "FILTER" in the upper right corner of the map and un-check the layer(s) you'd like to hide.