Lasalle Backus Ec Elementary School

Lasalle Backus Ec Elementary School serves 288 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the DC average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 93%.
Lasalle Backus Ec Elementary School operates within the Of Columbia School District.

Overview

The student population of 288 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 32% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 288 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 13:1
Hispanic
30%
13%
Black
70%
77%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.42 0.24
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.
53%
58%
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
4%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 56,422 students has grown by 27% over five years.
School District Name Of Columbia School District
Number of Schools
Managed
133
1
Number of Students Managed 56,422 354
District Total Revenue $801 MM $6 MM
District Spending $805 MM $5 MM
District Revenue / Student $18,069 $19,010
District Spending / Student $18,167 $15,913
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mamie D Lee School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Paul Junior High School Pcs (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hope Community Pcs Tolson Campus Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • WashingtonPaul Junior High School Pcs
    Charter School
    5800 8th St Nw
    WashingtonDC 20011
    (202)291-7499
    Charter School

    0.3 mi | 556 students | Gr. 6-9                      
  • WashingtonHope Community Pcs Tolson Campus Elementary School
    Charter School
    2917 8th St Ne
    WashingtonDC 20017
    (202)832-7370
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | 432 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • WashingtonCommunity Academy Amos Ii
    Charter School
    33 Riggs Rd Ne
    WashingtonDC 20011
    (202)723-5136
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | 280 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • HyattsvilleRidgecrest Elementary School
    6120 Riggs Rd
    HyattsvilleMD 20783
    (301)853-0820
    0.7 mi | 697 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • WashingtonIdeal Academy Pcs North Capitol Street Campus Elementary School
    Charter School
    6130 North Capitol St Nw
    WashingtonDC 20002
    (202)729-6660
    Charter School

    0.7 mi | 280 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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