KIPP DC PCS School District

2600 Virginia Avenue Nw Suite 900
Washington, DC 20019
8/
10
Top 30%

Top Rankings

KIPP DC 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 12 public elementary schools serving 3,980 students in KIPP DC 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 KIPP DC PCS School District have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the District Of Columbia public elementary school average of 55%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 59% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the District Of Columbia public elementary school average of 86% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (DC)
# Schools
20 Schools
190 Schools
# Students
6,339 Students
69,293 Students
# Teachers
559 Teachers
6,197 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

KIPP DC PCS School District, which is ranked within the top 30% 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 84% has decreased from 85-89% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (DC)
#12 out of 57 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of KIPP DC PCS  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
(18-19)
40%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of KIPP DC 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)
37%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of KIPP DC 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.
84%
73%
This chart display public school graduation rate of KIPP DC PCS  School District and public school graduation rate of DC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.04
0.56
# American Indian Students
7 Students
104 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
3 Students
1,079 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
103 Students
12,574 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
18%
# Black Students
6,209 Students
43,026 Students
% Black Students
98%
62%
# White Students
6 Students
10,018 Students
% White Students
n/a
14%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
35 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
8 Students
2,441 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
852
9,585
# Students in K Grade:
509
6,819
# Students in 1st Grade:
440
6,942
# Students in 2nd Grade:
440
6,659
# Students in 3rd Grade:
439
6,497
# Students in 4th Grade:
499
6,358
# Students in 5th Grade:
546
6,175
# Students in 6th Grade:
533
5,739
# Students in 7th Grade:
477
5,677
# Students in 8th Grade:
480
5,546
# Students in 9th Grade:
324
920
# Students in 10th Grade:
285
763
# Students in 11th Grade:
266
644
# Students in 12th Grade:
249
731
# Ungraded Students:
-
238

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $33,572 is higher than the state median of $32,689. The school district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $39,882 is higher than the state median of $32,577. The school district spending/student has grown by 56% over four school years.
This School District
This State (DC)
Total Revenue
$213 MM
$2,882 MM
This chart display total revenue of KIPP DC 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
$253 MM
$2,873 MM
This chart display total spending of KIPP DC 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
$33,572
$32,689
This chart display average revenue per public school student in KIPP DC 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
$39,882
$32,577
This chart display average spending per public school student in KIPP DC 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 KIPP DC PCS School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Kipp Dc - Promise 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
| 537 students
Rank: #22.
Kipp Dc - Heights 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
| 455 students
Rank: #33.
Kipp Dc - Lead 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
| 377 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Kipp Dc - Key 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
| 379 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Kipp Dc - Quest Pcs
Charter School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5300 Blaine Street Ne
Washington, DC 20019
(202) 398-6811
Grades: 1-4
| 390 students
Rank: #66.
Kipp Dc - Spring Pcs
Charter School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1375 Mount Olivet Road Ne
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 397-5477
Grades: 1-4
| n/a students
Rank: #77.
Kipp Dc - Will Pcs
Charter School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
421 P Street Nw
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 328-9455
Grades: 5-8
| 329 students
Rank: #88.
Kipp Dc - Aim Pcs
Charter School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2600 Douglass Road Se
Washington, DC 20020
(202) 678-5477
Grades: 5-8
| 411 students
Rank: #99.
Kipp Dc - Northeast Pcs
Charter School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1375 Mount Olivet Road Ne
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 398-5477
Grades: 5-8
| 340 students
Rank: #1010.
Kipp Dc - Valor Pcs
Charter School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5300 Blaine Street Ne
Washington, DC 20019
(202) 398-6811
Grades: 5-8
| 334 students
Rank: n/an/a
Kipp Dc - Honor Pcs
Charter School
3301 Wheeler Road Se
Washington, DC 20032
(202) 562-9170
Grades: 4-8
| 347 students
Rank: n/an/a
Kipp Dc - Inspire Pcs
Charter School
3301 Wheeler Road Se
Washington, DC 20032
(202) 562-9170
Grades: 1-3
| 81 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 20 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 6,339 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 100%
  • : 84% (Top 50% in DC)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 40% (Top 30%)
  • : 37% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

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