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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 112 public schools in District Of Columbia School District, serving 47,634 students.
  • Public schools in District Of Columbia School District have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the District Of Columbia public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 34% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the top 30% of public schools in District Of Columbia.
  • The top ranked public schools in District Of Columbia School District are Janney Elementary School, Ross Elementary School and Stoddert Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the District Of Columbia public school average of 89% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the District Of Columbia public school average of 13:1.

Overview

School District NameDistrict Of Columbia School District
School District Websitehttp://www.dcps.dc.gov
School District Phone Number(202)671-6030
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (DC)
# of Schools112 Schools223 Schools
# of Students47,634 Students86,290 Students
# of Teachers3,758 Teachers6,669 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1

District Comparison

  • District Of Columbia School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 55 school districts in District of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 69% has increased from 56% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (DC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of District Of Columbia   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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of District Of Columbia   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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
69%
67%
This chart display public school graduation rate of District Of Columbia   School District and public school graduation rate of DC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.580.50
# of American Indian Students68 Students134 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students1,020 Students1,366 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# of Hispanic Students9,847 Students14,205 Students
% Hispanic Students
21%
16%
# of Black Students28,812 Students59,406 Students
% Black Students
60%
69%
# of White Students7,112 Students9,612 Students
% White Students
15%
11%
# of Hawaiian Students56 Students76 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students1,127 Students1,924 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:5,79712,706
# of Students in Kindergarten:4,2017,415
# of Students in 1st Grade:4,0937,182
# of Students in 2nd Grade:3,9396,793
# of Students in 3rd Grade:3,8626,566
# of Students in 4th Grade:3,8826,304
# of Students in 5th Grade:3,5956,075
# of Students in 6th Grade:2,3135,225
# of Students in 7th Grade:2,3754,930
# of Students in 8th Grade:2,1734,511
# of Students in 9th Grade:3,3345,844
# of Students in 10th Grade:2,7854,600
# of Students in 11th Grade:2,6374,162
# of Students in 12th Grade:2,6483,977
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $27,070 is higher than the state average of $11,663. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $29,200 is higher than the state average of $11,940. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (DC)
Total Revenue$1,196 MM$5 MM
This chart display total revenue of District Of Columbia   School District and average revenue for each school distric in DC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$1,290 MM$5 MM
This chart display total spending of District Of Columbia   School District and average spending for each school distric in DC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$27,070$11,663
This chart display average revenue per public school student in District Of Columbia   School District and average revenue per public school student in DC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$29,200$11,940
This chart display average spending per public school student in District Of Columbia   School District and average spending per public school student in DC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

District Of Columbia School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Aiton Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    533 48th Pl Ne
    Washington, DC 20019
    (202)671-6060

    Grades: PK-5 | 243 students
  • Amidon Bowen Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    401 I St Sw
    Washington, DC 20024
    (202)724-4867

    Grades: PK-5 | 351 students
  • Anacostia High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1601 16th St Se
    Washington, DC 20020
    (202)698-2155

    Grades: 9-12 | 379 students
  • Ballou High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3401 4th St Se
    Washington, DC 20032
    (202)645-3400

    Grades: 9-12 | 880 students
  • Ballou Stay High School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank: Top 20%
    3401 4th St Se
    Washington, DC 20032
    (202)645-3390

    Grades: 9-12 | 271 students
  • Bancroft Elementary School At Sharpe Math: 40% | Reading: 34%
    Rank: Top 30%
    4300 13th St Nw
    Washington, DC 20011
    (202)673-7280

    Grades: PK-5 | 544 students
  • Barnard Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 39%
    Rank: Top 30%
    430 Decatur St Nw
    Washington, DC 20011
    (202)576-1100

    Grades: PK-5 | 642 students
  • Beers Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Top 50%
    3600 Alabama Ave Se
    Washington, DC 20020
    (202)939-4800

    Grades: PK-5 | 484 students
  • Benjamin Banneker High School Magnet School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank: Top 5%
    800 Euclid St Nw
    Washington, DC 20001
    (202)671-6320

    Grades: 9-12 | 482 students
  • Brent Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Top 10%
    301 North Carolina Ave Se
    Washington, DC 20003
    (202)698-3363

    Grades: PK-5 | 425 students
  • Brightwood Ec Math: 33% | Reading: 24%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1300 Nicholson St Nw
    Washington, DC 20011
    (202)722-5670

    Grades: PK-8 | 737 students
  • Brookland Middle School Math: 5% | Reading: 13%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1150 Michigan Ave Ne
    Washington, DC 20017
    (202)759-1999

    Grades: 6-8 | 238 students
  • Browne Ec Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    850 26th St Ne
    Washington, DC 20002
    (202)671-6210

    Grades: PK-8 | 325 students
  • Bruce Monroe Elementary School At Park View Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Top 30%
    3560 Warder St Nw
    Washington, DC 20010
    (202)576-6222

    Grades: PK-5 | 473 students
  • Bunker Hill Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1401 Michigan Ave Ne
    Washington, DC 20017
    (202)576-6095

    Grades: PK-5 | 200 students
  • Burroughs Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1820 Monroe St Ne
    Washington, DC 20018
    (202)576-6150

    Grades: PK-5 | 282 students
  • Burrville Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    801 Division Ave Ne
    Washington, DC 20019
    (202)671-6020

    Grades: PK-5 | 300 students
  • C W Harris Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    301 53rd St Se
    Washington, DC 20019
    (202)645-3188

    Grades: PK-5 | 278 students
  • Capitol Hill Montessori School At Logan Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Top 30%
    215 G St Ne
    Washington, DC 20002
    (202)698-4467

    Grades: PK-8 | 365 students
  • Cardozo Ec Math: 3% | Reading: 12%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1200 Clifton St Nw
    Washington, DC 20009
    (202)673-7385

    Grades: 6-12 | 788 students
  • Cleveland Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1825 8th St Nw
    Washington, DC 20001
    (202)939-4380

    Grades: PK-5 | 317 students
  • Columbia Heights Ec Magnet School
    Math: 20% | Reading: 25%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3101 16th St Nw
    Washington, DC 20010
    (202)939-7700

    Grades: 6-12 | 1,240 student
  • Coolidge High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    6315 5th St Nw
    Washington, DC 20011
    (202)671-6080

    Grades: 9-12 | 310 students
  • Deal Middle School Math: 63% | Reading: 76%
    Rank: Top 10%
    3815 Fort Dr Nw
    Washington, DC 20016
    (202)939-2010

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,475 student
  • Dorothy I Height Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Top 30%
    1300 Allison St Nw
    Washington, DC 20011
    (202)723-4100

    Grades: PK-5 | 479 students
  • Drew Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5600 Eads St Ne
    Washington, DC 20019
    (202)671-6040

    Grades: PK-5 | 272 students
  • Duke Ellington School Of The Arts Magnet School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    3500 R St Nw
    Washington, DC 20007
    (202)282-0123

    Grades: 9-12 | 566 students
  • Dunbar High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    101 N St Nw
    Washington, DC 20001
    (202)698-3762

    Grades: 9-12 | 617 students
  • Eastern High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1700 East Capitol St Ne
    Washington, DC 20003
    (202)698-4500

    Grades: 9-12 | 769 students
  • Eaton Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 69%
    Rank: Top 5%
    3301 Lowell St Nw
    Washington, DC 20008
    (202)282-0103

    Grades: PK-5 | 476 students
  • Eliot Hine Middle School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1830 Constitution Ave Ne
    Washington, DC 20002
    (202)939-5380

    Grades: 6-8 | 203 students
  • Garfield Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2435 Alabama Ave Se
    Washington, DC 20020
    (202)671-6140

    Grades: PK-5 | 301 students
  • Garrison Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1200 S St Nw
    Washington, DC 20009
    (202)673-7263

    Grades: PK-5 | 250 students
  • H D Cooke Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Top 30%
    2525 17th St Nw
    Washington, DC 20009
    (202)939-5390

    Grades: PK-5 | 404 students
  • H D Woodson High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    540 55th St Ne
    Washington, DC 20019
    (202)939-2030

    Grades: 9-12 | 488 students
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