3220 16th St Nw
Washington, DC 20012
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
District Of Columbia International School serves 804 students in grades 6-10.
District Of Columbia International School placed in the top 20% of all schools in District Of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (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 61% (which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the District Of Columbia state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 89% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

District Of Columbia International School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in District Of Columbia for:

School Overview

District Of Columbia International School's student population of 804 students has grown by 99% over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has grown by 96% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-10
Total Students
804 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
63 teachers
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School Rankings

District Of Columbia International School is ranked within the top 20% 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 District Of Columbia International School is 0.69, which is more 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
#34 out of 212 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
38%
16%
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Black
39%
69%
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White
15%
11%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
60%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-10
  • Students: 804 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in DC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.69 (Top 5%)

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