Barnard Elementary School

  • Barnard Elementary School serves 642 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is higher 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 39% (which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 34%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Barnard Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in District Of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the District Of Columbia state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 89% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Barnard Elementary School's student population of 642 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students642 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Barnard Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Barnard Elementary School is 0.55, which is more 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#48 out of 208 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
34%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
52%
16%
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Black
43%
69%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Barnard Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
4%
11%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.550.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Barnard Elementary 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)
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Barnard Elementary 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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