Columbia Heights Ec

  • Columbia Heights Ec serves 1,393 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 5% (which is lower than the District of Columbia state average of 27%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 18% (which is lower than the District of Columbia state average of 28%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Columbia Heights 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the District of Columbia state level of 12:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Columbia Heights Ec's student population of 1,393 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 105 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students1,393 students
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Total Classroom Teachers105 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Columbia Heights Ec is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 200 schools in District of Columbia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Columbia Heights Ec is 0.49, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DC)
Overall School Rank#148 out of 200 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Columbia Heights Ec and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
28%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Columbia Heights Ec and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
2%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Columbia Heights Ec and the percentage of Asian public school students in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
62%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Columbia Heights Ec and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
36%
66%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Columbia Heights Ec and the percentage of Black public school students in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
n/a
10%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Columbia Heights Ec and the percentage of White public school students in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Columbia Heights Ec.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DC.
Diversity Score0.490.25
This chart display the diversity score of Columbia Heights Ec and the public school average diversity score of District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
86%
68%
This chart display graduation rate of Columbia Heights Ec and public school graduation rate of District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Columbia Heights Ec and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Columbia Heights Ec and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDistrict Of Columbia School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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