Top 10 Best District Of Columbia Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 27 blue ribbon public schools serving 13,736 students in District Of Columbia.
Blue ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in District Of Columbia are Benjamin Banneker High School, School Without Walls High School and Janney Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
District Of Columbia blue ribbon public schools have an average math proficiency score of 63% (versus the District Of Columbia public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 70% (versus the 39% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the District Of Columbia public school average of 87% (majority Black).

Best District Of Columbia Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Benjamin Banneker High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
800 Euclid St. Nw
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 671-6320
Grades: 9-12
| 549 students
Rank: #22.
School Without Walls High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2130 G St. Nw
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 645-9690
Grades: 9-12
| 600 students
Rank: #33.
Janney Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4130 Albemarle St. Nw
Washington, DC 20016
(202) 282-0110
Grades: PK-5
| 681 students
Rank: #44.
Ross Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1730 R St. Nw
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 673-7200
Grades: PK-5
| 176 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Lafayette Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5701 Broad Branch Rd. Nw
Washington, DC 20015
(202) 282-0116
Grades: PK-5
| 902 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Stoddert Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4001 Calvert St. Nw
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 671-6030
Grades: PK-5
| 428 students
Rank: #77.
Key Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5001 Dana Pl. Nw
Washington, DC 20016
(202) 729-3280
Grades: PK-5
| 346 students
Rank: #88.
Mann Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4430 Newark St. Nw
Washington, DC 20016
(202) 282-0126
Grades: PK-5
| 394 students
Rank: #99.
Maury Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1250 Constitution Ave. Ne
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 698-3838
Grades: PK-5
| 492 students
Rank: #10 - 1210. - 12.
Basis Dc Pcs
Charter School
Math: 65% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
410 8th Street Nw
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 803-6490
Grades: 5-12
| 663 students
Rank: #10 - 1210. - 12.
Deal Middle School
Math: 63% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3815 Fort Dr. Nw
Washington, DC 20016
(202) 939-2010
Grades: 6-8
| 1,463 students
Rank: #10 - 1210. - 12.
Murch Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4810 36th St. Nw
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 282-0130
Grades: PK-5
| 597 students
Rank: #1313.
Eaton Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3373 Van Ness St. Nw
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 282-0103
Grades: PK-5
| 429 students
Rank: #1414.
Kipp Dc - Promise Academy Pcs
Charter School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4801 Benning Road Se
Washington, DC 20019
(202) 592-1390
Grades: K-4
| 536 students
Rank: #1515.
Oyster-adams Bilingual School
Math: 57% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2801 Calvert St. Nw And 2020 1
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 671-6130
Grades: PK-8
| 737 students
Rank: #1616.
Ludlow-taylor Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
659 G St. Ne
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 698-3244
Grades: PK-5
| 437 students
Rank: #1717.
Kipp Dc - Heights Academy Pcs
Charter School
Math: 66% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2600 Douglass Road Se
Washington, DC 20020
(202) 610-5323
Grades: 1-4
| 465 students
Rank: #1818.
Sela Pcs
Charter School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6015 Chillum Place Ne
Washington, DC 20011
(202) 670-7352
Grades: PK-5
| 260 students
Rank: #1919.
Kipp Dc - Lead Academy Pcs
Charter School
Math: 69% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
421 P Street Nw
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 223-4505
Grades: 1-4
| 417 students
Rank: #2020.
Dc Prep Pcs - Benning Elementary School
Charter School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
100 41st Street Ne
Washington, DC 20019
(202) 398-2838
Grades: PK-3
| 469 students
Rank: #2121.
Mckinley Technology High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
151 T St. Ne
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 281-3950
Grades: 9-12
| 696 students
Rank: #2222.
Dc Prep Pcs - Edgewood Elementary School
Charter School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
707 Edgewood Street Ne
Washington, DC 20017
(202) 635-4411
Grades: PK-3
| 453 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Center City Pcs - Congress Heights
Charter School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
220 Highview Place Se
Washington, DC 20032
(202) 562-7070
Grades: PK-8
| 248 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
West Education Campus
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4300 13th St. Nw
Washington, DC 20011
(202) 576-6226
Grades: PK-5
| 317 students
Rank: #2525.
Kipp Dc - Key Academy Pcs
Charter School
Math: 34% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4801 Benning Road Se
Washington, DC 20019
(202) 582-5477
Grades: 5-8
| 353 students
Rank: #2626.
Langdon Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1900 Evarts St. Ne
Washington, DC 20018
(202) 576-6048
Grades: PK-5
| 358 students
Rank: #2727.
Burrville Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
801 Division Ave. Ne
Washington, DC 20019
(202) 671-6020
Grades: PK-5
| 270 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked blue ribbon public schools in District Of Columbia?

The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in District Of Columbia are Benjamin Banneker High School, School Without Walls High School and Janney Elementary School.

How many blue ribbon public schools are located in District Of Columbia?

27 blue ribbon public schools are located in District Of Columbia.

What is the racial composition of students in District Of Columbia?

District Of Columbia blue ribbon public schools minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the District Of Columbia public school average of 87% (majority Black).

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