Anacostia Senior High School

Anacostia Senior High School serves 784 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to 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%.
Anacostia Senior High School operates within the Of Columbia Public s School District.
The school district's 65% graduation rate is higher than the DC state average of 63%.

Overview

The student population of 784 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 784 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
Students by Grade Anacostia Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less 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 13:1 13:1
Black
98%
79%
All Ethnic Groups Anacostia Senior High School Sch Ethnicity Anacostia Senior High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.04 0.25
Anacostia Senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
86%
56%
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.
2%
5%
Anacostia Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 57,110 students has grown by 28% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 65% has decreased from 92% over five years.
School District Name Of Columbia Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
123
1
Number of Students Managed 57,110 298
 Of Columbia Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 65% 63%
 Of Columbia Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $801 MM $6 MM
 Of Columbia Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $805 MM $5 MM
 Of Columbia Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,069 $19,010
 Of Columbia Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,167 $15,913
 Of Columbia Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Cesar Chavez Capitol Hill Pcs High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kramer Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kipp Dc Leap Academy Pcs (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • WashingtonKramer Middle School
    1700 Q St Se
    WashingtonDC 20020
    (202)698-1188
    0.1 mi | 283 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • WashingtonKipp Dc Leap Academy Pcs
    Charter School
    1720 Minnesota Ave Se
    WashingtonDC 20020
    (202)543-6596
    Charter School

    0.2 mi | 306 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • WashingtonKetcham Elementary School
    1919 15th St Se
    WashingtonDC 20020
    (202)698-1122
    0.3 mi | 257 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • WashingtonOrr Elementary School
    2200 Minnesota Ave Se
    WashingtonDC 20020
    (202)645-3288
    0.4 mi | 309 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • WashingtonShining Stars Montessori Pcs
    Charter School
    2218 Chester St Se
    WashingtonDC 20020
    (302)540-9895
    Charter School

    0.5 mi | 53 students | Gr. PK-KG                      

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Did You Know?
Washington, DC public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.34, which is higher than the District Of Columbia average of 0.18. The most diverse school in Washington is Ross Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in District Of Columbia or national school diversity statistics.