Lasalle Backus Ec Elementary School

Lasalle Backus Ec Elementary School serves 342 students in grades PK - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the DC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 91%.
Lasalle Backus Ec Elementary School operates within the Of Columbia School District.

School Overview

The student population of 342 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 342 students
Lasalle   Backus Ec Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Lasalle   Backus Ec Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Lasalle   Backus Ec Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Lasalle   Backus Ec Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is more than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 14:1
Lasalle   Backus Ec Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
33%
14%
Lasalle   Backus Ec Elementary School Black Students (1991-2014)
Black
67%
74%
Lasalle   Backus Ec Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Lasalle   Backus Ec Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown DC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.45 0.25
Lasalle   Backus Ec Elementary School Diversity Score (2001-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
99%
97%
Lasalle   Backus Ec Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
2%
Lasalle   Backus Ec Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 44,942 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $27,263 is higher than the state average of $19,103. The district revenue/student has grown by 48% over four years.
The district spending/student of $29,409 is higher than the state average of $17,991. The district spending/student has grown by 62% over four years.
School District Name Of Columbia School District
Number of Schools
Managed
129
1
Number of Students Managed 44,942 373
 Of Columbia School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,196 MM $6 MM
 Of Columbia School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $1,290 MM $6 MM
 Of Columbia School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $27,263 $19,103
 Of Columbia School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $29,409 $17,991
 Of Columbia School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Paul Pcs International High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Paul Pcs International High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Paul Pcs International High School (0.3 miles away)
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  • WashingtonPaul Pcs International High School
    Charter School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 9-10 | 253 students5800 8th St Nw
    WashingtonDC 20011
    (202)291-7499
    0.39-10253
  • WashingtonPaul Pcs Middle School
    Charter School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 416 students5800 8th St Nw
    WashingtonDC 20011
    (202)291-7499
    0.36-8416
  • WashingtonCommunity Academy Amos Ii
    Charter School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-KG | 288 students33 Rigs Rd Ne
    WashingtonDC 20011
    (202)723-5136
    0.6PK-KG288
  • WashingtonHope Community Pcs Tolson Campus Elementary School
    Charter School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 451 students2917 8th St Ne
    WashingtonDC 20017
    (202)832-7370
    0.6PK-8451
  • WashingtonCapital City High School Pcs
    Charter School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 337 students100 Peabody St Nw
    WashingtonDC 20011
    (202)808-9800
    0.79-12337

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