Friendship Pcs Armstrong

Friendship Pcs Armstrong serves 395 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Friendship Pcs Armstrong placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in District Of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 34%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 44:1 is higher than the District Of Columbia state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 89% (majority Black).

School Overview

Friendship Pcs Armstrong's student population of 395 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 71% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students395 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

Friendship Pcs Armstrong is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 208 schools in District Of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Friendship Pcs Armstrong is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DC)
Overall Testing Rank
#115 out of 208 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Friendship Pcs Armstrong, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Friendship Pcs Armstrong 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Friendship Pcs Armstrong 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio44:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Friendship Pcs Armstrong and the public school average student teacher ratio of District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
6%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Friendship Pcs Armstrong and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
93%
69%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Friendship Pcs Armstrong and the percentage of Black public school students in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
11%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Friendship Pcs Armstrong and the percentage of White public school students in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Friendship Pcs Armstrong. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DC.
Diversity Score
0.130.50
This chart display the diversity score of Friendship Pcs Armstrong and the public school average diversity score of District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
60%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
54%
9%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFriendship PCS School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Friendship Pcs Armstrong is Phelps Architecture Construction And Engineering High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Friendship Pcs Blow Pierce Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Friendship Pcs Blow Pierce Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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