Cardozo Ec

  • Cardozo Ec serves 781 students in grades 6-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the DC average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 91%.
  • Cardozo Ec operates within the District Of Columbia School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 781 students has grown by 63% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 73 teachers has grown by 46% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 781 students
Cardozo Ec Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Cardozo Ec Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
Cardozo Ec Total Teachers (1989-2015)
Students by Grade Cardozo Ec Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 13:1
Cardozo Ec Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Cardozo Ec Asian Students (1992-2014)
Hispanic
44%
14%
Cardozo Ec Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
53%
68%
Cardozo Ec Black Students (1991-2015)
White
3%
9%
Cardozo Ec White Students (2003-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Cardozo Ec Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Cardozo Ec Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Cardozo Ec All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown DC 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.
0.53 0.24
Cardozo Ec Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
100%
86%
Cardozo Ec Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
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.
n/a
2%
Cardozo Ec Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

  • District Of Columbia School District's student population of 47,895 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $29,866 is higher than the state average of $21,226. The district revenue/student has grown by 65% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $30,944 is higher than the state average of $20,416. The district spending/student has grown by 70% over four years.
School District Name District Of Columbia School District
Number of Schools
Managed
118
1
Number of Students Managed 47,895 358
 Of Columbia School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,342 MM $8 MM
 Of Columbia School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,391 MM $7 MM
 Of Columbia School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $29,866 $21,226
 Of Columbia School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $30,944 $20,416
 Of Columbia School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

School Notes

  • Cardozo Senior High School is a secondary school at 13th and Clifton Street in northwest Washington, D.C.
  • Cardozo is operated by District of Columbia Public Schools. The school is named after Francis Cardozo, the first African American to hold an administrative office in South Carolina. The U St./African-American Civil War Memorial/Cardozo Metro Stop is partially named after this school.

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