Capital City Lower Pcs Elementary School

Tel: (202)808-9800
  • Capital City Lower Pcs Elementary School serves 322 students in grades PK-4.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the DC average of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 91%.
  • Capital City Lower Pcs Elementary School operates within the Capital City Pcs School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 322 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 19% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades PK-4
Total Students322 students
Capital City Lower Pcs Elementary School Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender %Capital City Lower Pcs Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Capital City Lower Pcs Elementary School Total Teachers (2004-2015)
Students by GradeCapital City Lower Pcs Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(DC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
Capital City Lower Pcs Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2015)
Asian
1%
1%
Capital City Lower Pcs Elementary School Asian Students (2003-2015)
Hispanic
39%
14%
Capital City Lower Pcs Elementary School Black Students (2004-2015)
Black
35%
68%
Capital City Lower Pcs Elementary School Black Students (2005-2015)
White
18%
9%
Capital City Lower Pcs Elementary School White Students (2004-2015)
Two or more races
7%
2%
Capital City Lower Pcs Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsCapital City Lower Pcs Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownDC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.690.51
Capital City Lower Pcs Elementary School Diversity Score (2004-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
39%
86%
Capital City Lower Pcs Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
21%
2%
Capital City Lower Pcs Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2015)

District Comparison

  • Capital City Pcs School District's student population of 322 students has decreased by 65% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,137 in this district is less than the state average of $19,103. The district revenue/student has declined by 58% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,637 is less than the state average of $17,991. The district spending/student has declined by 57% over four years.
School District NameCapital City Pcs School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
1
Number of Students Managed322358
Capital City Pcs School District Students Managed (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue$9 MM$6 MM
Capital City Pcs School District District Total Revenue (2005-2015)
District Spending$8 MM$6 MM
Capital City Pcs School District District Spending (2005-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,137$19,103
Capital City Pcs School District District Revenue / Student (2005-2015)
District Spending / Student$8,637$17,991
Capital City Pcs School District District Spending / Student (2005-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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