Center City PCS School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 6 public elementary schools serving 1,450 students in Center City PCS School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public elementary schools in District Of Columbia.
Public Elementary Schools in Center City PCS School District have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the District Of Columbia public elementary school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 39% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary schools in Center City PCS School District are Center City Pcs - Brightwood, Center City Pcs - Congress Heights and Center City Pcs - Petworth. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the District Of Columbia public elementary school average of 86% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Center City PCS School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in District Of Columbia for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Center City PCS School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 08
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (DC)
# Schools
6 Schools
183 Schools
# Students
1,450 Students
68,814 Students
# Teachers
137 Teachers
6,020 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Center City PCS School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 43 school districts in District Of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (DC)
Overall District Rank
#19 out of 57 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Center City PCS  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Center City PCS  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of DC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Center City PCS  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of DC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.43
0.55
# American Indian Students
3 Students
101 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
7 Students
1,108 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
319 Students
11,986 Students
% Hispanic Students
22%
17%
# Black Students
1,049 Students
43,751 Students
% Black Students
72%
64%
# White Students
8 Students
9,591 Students
% White Students
1%
14%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
49 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
64 Students
2,221 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
193
9,871
# Students in K Grade:
133
6,794
# Students in 1st Grade:
117
7,140
# Students in 2nd Grade:
133
6,936
# Students in 3rd Grade:
136
6,809
# Students in 4th Grade:
147
6,393
# Students in 5th Grade:
146
6,226
# Students in 6th Grade:
156
5,581
# Students in 7th Grade:
157
5,404
# Students in 8th Grade:
132
5,177
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
644
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
551
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
536
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
509
# Ungraded Students:
-
243

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $23,601 in this school district is less than the state median of $30,440. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $21,814 is less than the state median of $28,403. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (DC)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$34 MM
$13 MM
This chart display total revenue of Center City PCS  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in DC by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$32 MM
$12 MM
This chart display total spending of Center City PCS  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in DC by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$23,601
$30,440
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Center City PCS  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in DC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$21,814
$28,403
This chart display average spending per public school student in Center City PCS  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in DC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Center City PCS School District Public Elementary Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Center City Pcs - Brightwood
Charter School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6008 Georgia Avenue Nw
Washington, DC 20011
(202) 723-3322
Grades: PK-8
| 257 students
Rank: #22.
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: #33.
Center City Pcs - Petworth
Charter School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
510 Webster Street Nw
Washington, DC 20011
(202) 554-9212
Grades: PK-8
| 254 students
Rank: #44.
Center City Pcs - Shaw
Charter School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
711 N Street Nw
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 234-1093
Grades: PK-8
| 215 students
Rank: #55.
Center City Pcs - Trinidad
Charter School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1217 West Virginia Avenue Ne
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 397-1614
Grades: PK-8
| 215 students
Rank: #66.
Center City Pcs - Capitol Hill
Charter School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1503 East Capitol Street Se
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 547-7556
Grades: PK-8
| 261 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Center City PCS School District
  • 900 2nd Street NE Suite 221, Washington, DC, 20001
  • (202) 547-7556
  • centercitypcs.org
  • Grades: PK - 08
  • Students: 1,450 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50% in DC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

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