Basis Dc Pcs

410 8th St Nw
Washington, DC 20004
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Basis Dc Pcs serves 598 students in grades 5-12.
Basis Dc Pcs placed in the top 10% of all schools in District Of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher 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 80% (which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the District Of Columbia state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 89% (majority Black).

School Overview

Basis Dc Pcs's student population of 598 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 5-12
Total Students
598 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Basis Dc Pcs is ranked within the top 10% 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 Basis Dc Pcs is 0.70, 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 Data
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State Level (DC)
Overall Testing Rank
#11 out of 212 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
16%
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Black
37%
69%
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White
39%
11%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
66%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

School Reviews

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This is a very poorly run organization. Corporate sends a new head of school every year so there is very little consistency from year to year. It feels like the DC campus is a training center for Administrators. The academic course load is rigorous, great if your child is genius but if not it will be a tough year. Rules are inflexible and very little support is provided students until they are failing. By the time is a student is in 7th grade, they only have one elective for either art, music or phys ed. Wish we had chosen differently.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 5-12
  • Students: 598 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 20% in DC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70 (Top 5%)

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