1601 16th St Se
Washington, DC 20020
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Anacostia High School serves 379 students in grades 9-12.
Anacostia High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in District Of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 32%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the District Of Columbia state level of 13:1.

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School Overview

Anacostia High School's student population of 379 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
379 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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Last Day of School
June 22, 2022 (Wednesday)

School Rankings

Anacostia High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 212 schools in District Of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Anacostia High School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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State Level (DC)
Overall Testing Rank
#185 out of 212 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
13:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
17%
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Black
99%
68%
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White
n/a
11%
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.02
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Graduation Rate
45-49%
66%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
2%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 379 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : 45-49% (Btm 50% in DC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.02 (Btm 50%)

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