Basis Dc Pcs

410 8th Street Nw
Washington, DC 20004
10/
10
Top 10%
Serving 650 students in grades 5-12, Basis Dc Pcs ranks 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 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80% (which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 38%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the District Of Columbia state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 87% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 5-12
  • Enrollment: 650 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • : ≥90% (Top 20% in DC)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 65% (Top 10%)
  • : 80% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Basis Dc Pcs's student population of 650 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 5-12
Total Students
650 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
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School Rankings

Basis Dc Pcs ranks within the top 10% of all 212 schools in District Of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Basis Dc Pcs is 0.68, which is more 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
This School
State Level (DC)
#11 out of 212 schools
(Top 10%)
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(18-19)
65%
32%
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(18-19)
80%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
17%
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Black
20%
65%
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White
51%
13%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.68
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≥90%
73%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
8%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Basis Dc Pcs's ranking?
Basis Dc Pcs is ranked #11 out of 212 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in District Of Columbia.
What schools are Basis Dc Pcs often compared to?
Basis Dc Pcsis often viewed alongside schools like Washington Latin Pcs - MiddleSchool by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% DC state average), while 80% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% DC state average).
What is the graduation rate of Basis Dc Pcs?
The graduation rate of Basis Dc Pcs is 90%, which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 73%.
How many students attend Basis Dc Pcs?
650 students attend Basis Dc Pcs.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Basis Dc Pcs students are White, 20% of students are Black, 12% of students are Two or more races, 10% of students are Hispanic, and 7% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Basis Dc Pcs?
Basis Dc Pcs has a student ration of 12:1, which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 11:1.
What grades does Basis Dc Pcs offer ?
Basis Dc Pcs offers enrollment in grades 5-12
What school district is Basis Dc Pcs part of?
Basis Dc Pcs is part of BASIS DC PCS School District.

School Reviews

4   2/16/2023
There are plenty of extracurricular activities to choose from including lots of clubs offered each semester. The building is what it is, but the location is fantastic and makes up for the school being in what looks like an office building--though I can assure you our daughter doesn't think that her school feels like an office building. She thinks her school feels like school! Alexander Rose-Henig, the head of the school, is very responsive and accessible and seems to know every child by their first name.
- Posted by Parent - bja
2   3/17/2016
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.
- Posted by Parent - lsbar

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 5-12
  • Enrollment: 650 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • : ≥90% (Top 20%)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 65% (Top 10%)
  • : 80% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

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