1200 Clifton St. Nw
Washington, DC 20009
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Cardozo Education Campus serves 621 students in grades 6-12.
Cardozo Education Campus 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 32%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 16% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the District Of Columbia state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 87% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 621 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 53% (Btm 50% in DC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Cardozo Education Campus's student population of 621 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
621 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
74 teachers
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School Rankings

Cardozo Education Campus is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 212 schools in District Of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Cardozo Education Campus is 0.54, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (DC)
Overall Testing Rank
#193 out of 212 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
45%
16%
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Black
51%
66%
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White
1%
13%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Graduation Rate
53%
66%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
5%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (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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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 621 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 53% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

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