Burroughs Elementary School

  • Burroughs Elementary School serves 282 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to 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 25-29% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 34%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Burroughs Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in District Of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the District Of Columbia state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 89% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Burroughs Elementary School's student population of 282 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students282 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Burroughs Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Burroughs Elementary School is 0.24, 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#79 out of 208 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Burroughs Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Burroughs Elementary 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)
25-29%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Burroughs Elementary 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 Ratio11:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Burroughs Elementary 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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Asian
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2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Burroughs Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Hispanic
7%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Burroughs Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
87%
69%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Burroughs 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
5%
11%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Burroughs Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Burroughs Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DC.
Diversity Score0.240.50
This chart display the diversity score of Burroughs Elementary School and the public school average diversity score 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 Burroughs 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)
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Burroughs 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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