Anacostia High School

  • Anacostia High School serves 379 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 34%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the District Of Columbia state level of 13:1.

Top Placements

Anacostia High School places among the top 20% of public schools in District Of Columbia for:

School Overview

  • Anacostia High School's student population of 379 students has declined by 36% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students379 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Anacostia High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 208 schools in District Of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DC)
Overall Testing Rank#201 out of 208 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Anacostia High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Anacostia High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio8:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Anacostia High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Anacostia High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Black
99%
69%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Anacostia High School and the percentage of Black public school students in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
n/a
11%
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Anacostia High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DC.
Diversity Score0.020.50
This chart display the diversity score of Anacostia High School and the public school average diversity score of District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Graduation Rate
50-54%
67%
This chart display graduation rate of Anacostia High School and public school graduation rate of District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Anacostia High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Anacostia High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDistrict Of Columbia School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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