2525 17th St. Nw
Washington, DC 20009
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
H.d. Cooke Elementary School serves 383 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
H.d. Cooke Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in District Of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 32%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the District Of Columbia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the District Of Columbia state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 87% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 383 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in DC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

School Overview

H.d. Cooke Elementary School's student population of 383 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
383 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

H.d. Cooke Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 212 schools in District Of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of H.d. Cooke Elementary School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (DC)
Overall Testing Rank
#58 out of 212 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
57%
16%
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Black
31%
66%
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White
8%
13%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (10-11)
9%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% DC state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% DC state average).

How many students attend H.d. Cooke Elementary School?

383 students attend H.d. Cooke Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

57% of H.d. Cooke Elementary School students are Hispanic, 31% of students are Black, 8% of students are White, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of H.d. Cooke Elementary School?

H.d. Cooke Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 12:1.

What grades does H.d. Cooke Elementary School offer ?

H.d. Cooke Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

What school district is H.d. Cooke Elementary School part of?

H.d. Cooke Elementary School is part of District Of Columbia Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 383 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

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