Anacostia High School

1601 16th St. Se
Washington, DC 20020
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Anacostia High School serves 321 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 top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 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 9:1 is lower than the District Of Columbia state level of 11:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 321 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : 70-79% (Btm 50% in DC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Anacostia High School's student population of 321 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
321 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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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 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Anacostia High School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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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)
(18-19)
≤10%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
11-19%
38%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
17%
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Black
98%
65%
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White
n/a
13%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
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Graduation Rate
70-79%
73%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
52%
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 2021-22 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.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Anacostia High School's ranking?
Anacostia High School is ranked #185 out of 212 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in District Of Columbia.
What schools are Anacostia High School often compared to?
Anacostia High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Ballou High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% DC state average), while 11-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% DC state average).
What is the graduation rate of Anacostia High School?
The graduation rate of Anacostia High School is 70-79%, which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 73%.
How many students attend Anacostia High School?
321 students attend Anacostia High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
98% of Anacostia High School students are Black, and 2% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Anacostia High School?
Anacostia High School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 11:1.
What grades does Anacostia High School offer ?
Anacostia High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Anacostia High School part of?
Anacostia High School is part of District Of Columbia Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 321 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : 70-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

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