Friendship PCS School District

1400 1st Street Nw Suite 300
Washington, DC 20032
6/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Friendship 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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public preschools serving 1,798 students in Friendship PCS School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public pre schools in District Of Columbia.
Public Preschools in Friendship PCS School District have an average math proficiency score of 5% (versus the District Of Columbia public pre school average of 59%), and reading proficiency score of 12% (versus the 62% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the District Of Columbia public preschool average of 83% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (DC)
# Schools
15 Schools
146 Schools
# Students
4,854 Students
49,037 Students
# Teachers
405 Teachers
4,498 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Friendship PCS School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 85-89% has decreased from 91% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (DC)
#28 out of 57 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Friendship PCS  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
(18-19)
22%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Friendship 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.
(18-19)
26%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Friendship 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.
85-89%
73%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Friendship PCS  School District and public school graduation rate of DC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.08
0.59
# American Indian Students
10 Students
76 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
8 Students
846 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
114 Students
8,583 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
17%
# Black Students
4,660 Students
29,372 Students
% Black Students
96%
60%
# White Students
25 Students
8,202 Students
% White Students
1%
17%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
22 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
33 Students
1,923 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
493
11,212
# Students in K Grade:
367
7,094
# Students in 1st Grade:
385
6,350
# Students in 2nd Grade:
367
6,081
# Students in 3rd Grade:
378
5,891
# Students in 4th Grade:
402
5,086
# Students in 5th Grade:
376
4,480
# Students in 6th Grade:
388
891
# Students in 7th Grade:
355
848
# Students in 8th Grade:
355
866
# Students in 9th Grade:
391
-
# Students in 10th Grade:
235
-
# Students in 11th Grade:
190
-
# Students in 12th Grade:
172
-
# Ungraded Students:
-
238

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $26,557 in this school district is less than the state median of $32,689. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $20,382 is less than the state median of $32,577. The school district spending/student has declined by 16% over four school years.
This School District
This State (DC)
Total Revenue
$129 MM
$2,882 MM
This chart display total revenue of Friendship PCS  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
$99 MM
$2,873 MM
This chart display total spending of Friendship PCS  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
$26,557
$32,689
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Friendship PCS  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
$20,382
$32,577
This chart display average spending per public school student in Friendship PCS  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 Friendship PCS School District Public Preschools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Friendship Pcs - Southeast Elementary School
Charter School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
645 Milwaukee Place Se
Washington, DC 20032
(202) 562-1980
Grades: PK-3
| 387 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Friendship Pcs - Woodridge International Elementary School
Charter School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2959 Carlton Avenue Ne
Washington, DC 20018
(202) 635-6500
Grades: PK-3
| 278 students
Rank: #33.
Friendship Pcs - Chamberlain Elementary School
Charter School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1345 Potomac Avenue Se
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 547-5800
Grades: PK-3
| 321 students
Rank: #44.
Friendship Pcs - Armstrong Elementary School
Charter School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
111 O Street Nw
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 518-3928
Grades: PK-3
| 273 students
Rank: #55.
Friendship Pcs - Blow Pierce Elementary School
Charter School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
725 19th Street Ne
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 572-1070
Grades: PK-3
| 302 students
Rank: n/an/a
Friendship Pcs - Ideal Elementary School
Charter School
6130 North Capitol Street Nw
Washington, DC 20011
(202) 518-3928
Grades: PK-3
| 237 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 15 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 4,854 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : 85-89% (Top 30% in DC)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 22% (Top 50%)
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

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