Top 10 Best District Of Columbia Public Schools (2022-23)

District Of Columbia is the #51 largest school system in the United States, serving 87,195 students across the 231 public schools for the 2022-23 school year (there are 100 private schools, serving 20,181 students). 81% of all K-12 students in District Of Columbia are educated in public schools compared to national average of 90%.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in District Of Columbia is 32%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 39%.
The top ranked public schools in District Of Columbia are Benjamin Banneker High School, School Without Walls High School and Janney Es. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 87% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 12:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(DC) School Average
Asian
2%
Hispanic
16%
Black
66%
White
13%
Two or more races
3%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DC.

Top Ranked Public Schools in District Of Columbia (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Benjamin Banneker High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
800 Euclid St. Nw
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 671-6320
Rank: #22.
School Without Walls High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
2130 G St. Nw
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 645-9690
Rank: #33.
Janney Es
Math: 82% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 82% (Top 1%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
4130 Albemarle St. Nw
Washington, DC 20016
(202) 282-0110
Rank: #44.
Ross Es
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
1730 R St. Nw
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 673-7200
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Lafayette Es
Math: 82% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 82% (Top 1%)
Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
5701 Broad Branch Rd. Nw
Washington, DC 20015
(202) 282-0116
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Stoddert Es
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
4001 Calvert St. Nw
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 671-6030
Rank: #77.
Key Es
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
5001 Dana Pl. Nw
Washington, DC 20016
(202) 729-3280
Rank: #88.
Mann Es
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 10%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
4430 Newark St. Nw
Washington, DC 20016
(202) 282-0126
Rank: #99.
Maury Es
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
1250 Constitution Ave. Ne
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 698-3838
Rank: #1010.
School-within-school At Goding
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 10%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
704 26th St. Ne
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 727-7377

Best District Of Columbia Public Schools by County (2022-23)

Popular cities: Washington (231 schools).
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