1503 East Capitol Street Se
Washington, DC 20003
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Center City Pcs - Capitol Hill serves 261 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Center City Pcs - Capitol Hill 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 15-19% (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 20-24% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the District Of Columbia state level of 12:1.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 261 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in DC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Center City Pcs - Capitol Hill's student population of 261 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 31% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
261 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Center City Pcs - Capitol Hill 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 Center City Pcs - Capitol Hill is 0.25, which is less 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
#137 out of 212 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
6%
16%
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Black
86%
66%
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White
n/a
13%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.25
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
46%
8%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 261 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

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