Cardozo Ec

  • Cardozo Ec serves 788 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6% (which is lower than the District of Columbia state average of 29%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 12% (which is lower than the District of Columbia state average of 31%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Cardozo Ec placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in District of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the District of Columbia state level of 13:1.

Top Placements

Cardozo Ec places among the top 20% of public schools in District of Columbia for:

School Overview

  • Cardozo Ec's student population of 788 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 79 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students788 students
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Total Classroom Teachers79 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cardozo Ec is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 204 schools in District of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cardozo Ec is 0.51, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (DC)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#176 out of 204 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
29%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
31%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
57%
16%
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Black
41%
69%
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White
n/a
11%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.510.50
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Graduation Rate60-64%
73%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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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

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.

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Cardozo Ec is Basis Dc Pcs (0.4 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Meridian Pcs (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Washington Meridian Pcs Charter School
    Grades: PK-8 | 636 students
    0.2 miles
    2120 13th St Nw
    Washington, DC 20009
    (202)387-9830
    0.2 PK-8 636
  • Washington Basis Dc Pcs Charter School
    Grades: 5-12 | 598 students
    0.4 miles
    410 8th St Nw
    Washington, DC 20004
    (202)393-5437
    0.4 5-12 598
  • Washington Benjamin Banneker High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 482 students
    0.4 miles
    800 Euclid St Nw
    Washington, DC 20001
    (202)671-6320
    0.4 9-12 482
  • Washington Creative Minds International Pcs Charter School
    Grades: PK-7 | 441 students
    0.4 miles
    3700 North Capitol St Nw
    Washington, DC 20011
    (202)588-0370
    0.4 PK-7 441
  • Washington Dc Bilingual Pcs Charter School
    Grades: PK-5 | 440 students
    0.4 miles
    33 Riggs Rd Ne
    Washington, DC 20011
    (202)750-6674
    0.4 PK-5 440

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