District Of Columbia International School

  • District Of Columbia International School serves 804 students in grades 6-10.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is higher than the District of Columbia state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the District of Columbia state average of 34%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the District of Columbia state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the District of Columbia state average of 89%.

Top Placements

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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 TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-10
Total Students804 students
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Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Comparison

  • District Of Columbia International School is ranked within the top 20% of all 208 schools in District of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of District Of Columbia International School is 0.68, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (DC)
Overall School Rank#38 out of 208 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
34%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
39%
16%
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Black
39%
69%
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White
16%
11%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.680.50
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDistrict Of Columbia International School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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