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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 223 public schools in Washington, DC, serving 86,290 students.
  • Washington, DC public school have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the District Of Columbia public school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 31% statewide average). Schools in Washington have an average ranking in the bottom 50% of District Of Columbia public schools.
  • The top ranked public school in Washington, DC are Ross Elementary School, Janney Elementary School and Lafayette Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to 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.

Top Washington, DC Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Achievement Preparatory Pcs Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    908 Wahler Pl Se
    Washington, DC 20032
    (202)562-1307

    Grades: PK-3 | 486 students
  • Achievement Preparatory Pcs Middle School Charter School
    Math: 10% | Reading: 23%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    908 Wahler Pl Se
    Washington, DC 20032
    (202)562-1214

    Grades: 4-8 | 476 students
  • Aiton Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    533 48th Pl Ne
    Washington, DC 20019
    (202)671-6060

    Grades: PK-5 | 243 students
  • Amidon Bowen Elementary School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
    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
  • Appletree Early Learning Center Pcs Columbia Heights Charter School
    2750 14th St Nw
    Washington, DC 20009
    (202)667-9490

    Grades: PK | 162 students
  • Appletree Early Learning Center Pcs Lincoln Park Charter School
    138 12th St Ne
    Washington, DC 20002
    (202)621-6581

    Grades: PK | 60 students
  • Appletree Early Learning Center Pcs Oklahoma Avenue Charter School
    330 21st St Ne
    Washington, DC 20002
    (202)629-2179

    Grades: PK | 143 students
  • Appletree Early Learning Center Pcs Southeast Charter School
    2017 Savannah Terrace Se
    Washington, DC 20020
    (202)667-9490

    Grades: PK | 181 students
  • Appletree Early Learning Center Pcs Southwest Charter School
    801 7th St Sw
    Washington, DC 20024
    (202)646-0500

    Grades: PK | 108 students
  • Ballou High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 9%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3401 4th St Se
    Washington, DC 20032
    (202)645-3400

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

    Grades: 9-12 | 271 students
  • Bancroft Elementary School At Sharpe Math: 28% | Reading: 26%
    Rank: Top 50%
    4300 13th St Nw
    Washington, DC 20011
    (202)673-7280

    Grades: PK-5 | 544 students
  • Barnard Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 42%
    Rank: Top 30%
    430 Decatur St Nw
    Washington, DC 20011
    (202)576-1100

    Grades: PK-5 | 642 students
  • Basis Dc Pcs Charter School
    Math: 59% | Reading: 58%
    Rank: Top 10%
    410 8th St Nw
    Washington, DC 20004
    (202)393-5437

    Grades: 5-12 | 598 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: 50-54% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank: Top 10%
    800 Euclid St Nw
    Washington, DC 20001
    (202)671-6320

    Grades: 9-12 | 482 students
  • Breakthrough Montessori Pcs Charter School
    1244 Taylor St Nw
    Washington, DC 20011
    (202)407-7021

    Grades: PK-K | 135 students
  • Brent Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Top 10%
    301 North Carolina Ave Se
    Washington, DC 20003
    (202)698-3363

    Grades: PK-5 | 425 students
  • Bridges Pcs Charter School
    Math: 30-39% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank: Top 50%
    100 Gallatin St Ne
    Washington, DC 20011
    (202)545-0515

    Grades: PK-5 | 399 students
  • Brightwood Ec Math: 26% | Reading: 17%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1300 Nicholson St Nw
    Washington, DC 20011
    (202)722-5670

    Grades: PK-8 | 737 students
  • Brookland Middle School Math: 4% | Reading: 13%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1150 Michigan Ave Ne
    Washington, DC 20017
    (202)759-1999

    Grades: 6-8 | 238 students
  • Browne Ec Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    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: 20-24%
    Rank: Top 50%
    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: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1820 Monroe St Ne
    Washington, DC 20018
    (202)576-6150

    Grades: PK-5 | 282 students
  • Burrville Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    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: ≤5%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    301 53rd St Se
    Washington, DC 20019
    (202)645-3188

    Grades: PK-5 | 278 students
  • Capital City Pcs High School Charter School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    100 Peabody St Nw
    Washington, DC 20011
    (202)808-9800

    Grades: 9-12 | 335 students
  • Capital City Pcs Lower Charter School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Top 50%
    100 Peabody St Nw
    Washington, DC 20011
    (202)808-9800

    Grades: PK-4 | 324 students
  • Capital City Pcs Middle School Charter School
    Math: 20% | Reading: 35%
    Rank: Top 50%
    100 Peabody St Nw
    Washington, DC 20011
    (202)808-9800

    Grades: 5-8 | 334 students
  • Capitol Hill Montessori School At Logan Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 30%
    215 G St Ne
    Washington, DC 20002
    (202)698-4467

    Grades: PK-8 | 365 students
  • Cardozo Ec Math: 6% | Reading: 12%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1200 Clifton St Nw
    Washington, DC 20009
    (202)673-7385

    Grades: 6-12 | 788 students
  • Cedar Tree Academy Pcs Charter School
    701 Howard Rd Se
    Washington, DC 20020
    (202)610-4193

    Grades: PK-K | 381 students
  • Center City Pcs Brightwood Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Top 50%
    6008 Georgia Ave Nw
    Washington, DC 20011
    (202)723-3322

    Grades: PK-8 | 263 students
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