Center City Pcs - Congress Heights

220 Highview Place Se
Washington, DC 20032
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Center City Pcs - Congress Heights serves 240 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Center City Pcs - Congress Heights placed in the top 30% of all schools in District Of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher 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 40-44% (which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the District Of Columbia state level of 11:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 240 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in DC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Center City Pcs - Congress Heights's student population of 240 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
240 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Center City Pcs - Congress Heights is ranked within the top 30% of all 212 schools in District Of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Center City Pcs - Congress Heights is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (DC)
Overall Testing Rank
#56 out of 212 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
35-39%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
40-44%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
17%
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Black
94%
65%
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White
n/a
13%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Center City Pcs - Congress Heights's ranking?
Center City Pcs - Congress Heights is ranked #56 out of 212 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in District Of Columbia.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% DC state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% DC state average).
How many students attend Center City Pcs - Congress Heights?
240 students attend Center City Pcs - Congress Heights.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Center City Pcs - Congress Heights students are Black, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Center City Pcs - Congress Heights?
Center City Pcs - Congress Heights has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 11:1.
What grades does Center City Pcs - Congress Heights offer ?
Center City Pcs - Congress Heights offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Center City Pcs - Congress Heights part of?
Center City Pcs - Congress Heights is part of Center City PCS School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 240 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

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