Democracy Prep Congress Heights Pcs

  • Democracy Prep Congress Heights Pcs serves 645 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 12% (which is lower than the District of Columbia state average of 29%) for the 2016-17 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 31%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Democracy Prep Congress Heights Pcs 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the District of Columbia state level of 13:1.

School Overview

  • Democracy Prep Congress Heights Pcs's student population of 645 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 35% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students645 students
Gender %This chart display gender of Democracy Prep Congress Heights Pcs
Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Democracy Prep Congress Heights Pcs by grade.

School Comparison

  • Democracy Prep Congress Heights Pcs is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 204 schools in District of Columbia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Democracy Prep Congress Heights Pcs is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DC)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#144 out of 204 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Democracy Prep Congress Heights Pcs 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Democracy Prep Congress Heights Pcs 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
Hispanic
2%
16%
Black
98%
69%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Democracy Prep Congress Heights Pcs.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DC.
Diversity Score0.040.48
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDemocracy Prep Congress Heights PCS School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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