Eastern High School

  • Eastern High School serves 967 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 3% (which is lower than the District of Columbia state average of 27%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 19% (which is lower than the District of Columbia state average of 28%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Eastern High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in District of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the District of Columbia state level of 12:1.

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School Overview

  • Eastern High School's student population of 967 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 77 teachers has grown by 113% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students967 students
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Total Classroom Teachers77 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Eastern High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 200 schools in District of Columbia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Eastern High School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DC)
Overall School Rank#164 out of 200 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Eastern High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
28%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Eastern High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Hispanic
2%
15%
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Black
98%
66%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Eastern High School and the percentage of Black public school students in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Eastern High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DC.
Diversity Score0.040.25
This chart display the diversity score of Eastern High School and the public school average diversity score of District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80%
68%
This chart display graduation rate of Eastern High School and public school graduation rate of District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
61%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Eastern High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDistrict Of Columbia School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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This is a fine school with a good reputation for graduating scholars. I am a former graduate of this school and presently have a child would is at the top of her class and aspiring for a college education.
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