3101 16th St Nw
Washington, DC 20010
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Columbia Heights Ec serves 1,240 students in grades 6-12.
Columbia Heights Ec placed in the top 50% of all schools in District Of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (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 36% (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 lower than the District Of Columbia state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 89% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Columbia Heights Ec's student population of 1,240 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 105 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,240 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
105 teachers
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School Rankings

Columbia Heights Ec is ranked within the top 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 Columbia Heights Ec is 0.46, which is less 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 Data
This School
State Level (DC)
Overall Testing Rank
#99 out of 212 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
68%
17%
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Black
29%
68%
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White
1%
11%
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.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Graduation Rate
81%
66%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
60%
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 Lunch (10-11)
12%
7%
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.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 1,240 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 81% (Btm 50% in DC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.46 (Top 50%)

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