District Of Columbia Public Schools School District

1200 First St Ne
Washington, DC 20002
(District boundaries shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

District Of Columbia Public Schools 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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 25 public middle schools serving 12,443 students in District Of Columbia Public Schools School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public middle schools in District Of Columbia.
Public Middle Schools in District Of Columbia Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 73% (versus the District Of Columbia public middle school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 74% (versus the 53% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the District Of Columbia public middle school average of 91% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (DC)
# Schools
116 Schools
75 Schools
# Students
48,635 Students
29,557 Students
# Teachers
4,126 Teachers
2,663 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

District Of Columbia Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 51 school districts in District Of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 72% has increased from 69% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (DC)
#18 out of 57 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of District Of Columbia Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
(18-19)
33%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of District Of Columbia Public Schools  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.
(18-19)
40%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of District Of Columbia Public Schools  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.
72%
73%
This chart display public school graduation rate of District Of Columbia Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of DC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.61
0.50
# American Indian Students
62 Students
44 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
937 Students
375 Students
% Asian Students
2%
1%
# Hispanic Students
10,220 Students
5,502 Students
% Hispanic Students
21%
19%
# Black Students
28,030 Students
20,011 Students
% Black Students
57%
68%
# White Students
8,281 Students
2,801 Students
% White Students
17%
9%
# Hawaiian Students
25 Students
20 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,462 Students
799 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
5,322
1,331
# Students in K Grade:
4,027
966
# Students in 1st Grade:
3,852
950
# Students in 2nd Grade:
3,798
896
# Students in 3rd Grade:
3,731
970
# Students in 4th Grade:
3,828
1,556
# Students in 5th Grade:
3,502
2,348
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,735
5,725
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,734
5,677
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,893
5,560
# Students in 9th Grade:
4,336
990
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,043
827
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,625
713
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,209
810
# Ungraded Students:
-
238

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $34,230 is higher than the state median of $32,689. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $34,741 is higher than the state median of $32,577. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (DC)
Total Revenue
$1,665 MM
$2,882 MM
This chart display total revenue of District Of Columbia Public Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in DC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$1,690 MM
$2,873 MM
This chart display total spending of District Of Columbia Public Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in DC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$34,230
$32,689
This chart display average revenue per public school student in District Of Columbia Public Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in DC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$34,741
$32,577
This chart display average spending per public school student in District Of Columbia Public Schools  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in DC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best District Of Columbia Public Schools School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Deal MiddleSchool
(Math: 63% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3815 Fort Dr. Nw
Washington, DC 20016
(202) 939-2010
Grades: 6-8
| 1,396 students
Rank: #22.
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
| 740 students
Rank: #33.
Hardy MiddleSchool
(Math: 46% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1819 35th St. Nw
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 729-4350
Grades: 6-8
| 531 students
Rank: #44.
School Without Walls At Francis-stevens
(Math: 42% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2425 N St. Nw
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 724-4841
Grades: PK-8
| 516 students
Rank: #55.
Capitol Hill Montessori School At Logan
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
215 G St Ne
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 698-4467
Grades: PK-8
| 383 students
Rank: #66.
Stuart-hobson Middle School (Capitol Hill Cluster)
(Math: 24% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
410 E St. Ne
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 671-6010
Grades: 6-8
| 508 students
Rank: #77.
River Terrace Education Campus
Special Education School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
405 Anacostia Ave. Ne
Washington, DC 20019
(202) 442-7111
Grades: 3-12
| 115 students
Rank: #88.
Jefferson Middle School Academy
(Math: 21% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
801 7th St. Sw
Washington, DC 20024
(202) 729-3270
Grades: 6-8
| 375 students
Rank: #99.
Columbia Heights Education Campus
(Math: 21% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3101 16th St. Nw
Washington, DC 20010
(202) 939-7700
Grades: 6-12
| 1,554 students
Rank: #1010.
Leckie Education Campus
(Math: 17% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4201 M.l. King Ave. Sw
Washington, DC 20032
(202) 645-3330
Grades: PK-8
| 414 students
Rank: #1111.
Eliot-hine MiddleSchool
(Math: 14% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1830 Constitution Ave. Ne
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 939-5380
Grades: 6-8
| 317 students
Rank: #1212.
Macfarland MiddleSchool
(Math: 12% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4400 Iowa Ave. Nw
Washington, DC 20011
(202) 671-6033
Grades: 6-8
| 628 students
Rank: #1313.
Walker-jones Education Campus
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1125 New Jersey Ave. Nw
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 939-5934
Grades: PK-8
| 387 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Browne Education Campus
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
850 26th St. Ne
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 671-6210
Grades: PK-8
| 414 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Wheatley Education Campus
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1299 Neal St. Ne
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 939-5970
Grades: PK-8
| 335 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Excel Academy
(Math: 9% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2501 Martin Luther King Jr. Av
Washington, DC 20020
(202) 373-0097
Grades: PK-8
| 428 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Mckinley MiddleSchool
(Math: 8% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
151 T. St. Ne
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 281-3950
Grades: 6-8
| 277 students
Rank: #1818.
Brookland MiddleSchool
(Math: 9% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1150 Michigan Ave Ne
Washington, DC 20017
(202) 759-1999
Grades: 6-8
| 327 students
Rank: #1919.
Kelly Miller MiddleSchool
(Math: 6% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
301 49th St. Ne
Washington, DC 20019
(202) 388-6870
Grades: 6-8
| 400 students
Rank: #2020.
Johnson MiddleSchool
(Math: 5% | Reading: 20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1400 Bruce Pl. Se
Washington, DC 20020
(202) 939-3140
Grades: 6-8
| 318 students
Rank: #2121.
Hart MiddleSchool
(Math: 4% | Reading: 20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Mississippi Ave. Se
Washington, DC 20032
(202) 671-6426
Grades: 6-8
| 421 students
Rank: #2222.
Cardozo Education Campus
(Math: 8% | Reading: 16%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 Clifton St. Nw
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 673-7385
Grades: 6-12
| 624 students
Rank: #2323.
Sousa MiddleSchool
(Math: 4% | Reading: 15%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3650 Ely Pl. Se
Washington, DC 20019
(202) 729-3260
Grades: 6-8
| 233 students
Rank: #2424.
Kramer MiddleSchool
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1700 Q St. Se
Washington, DC 20020
(202) 939-3150
Grades: 6-8
| 272 students
Rank: n/an/a
405 Sheridan St. Nw
Washington, DC 20011
(202) 671-0693
Grades: 6-8
| 530 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 116 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 48,635 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • : 72% (Btm 50% in DC)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 33% (Top 30%)
  • : 40% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

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