H.d. Woodson High School

540 55th St. Ne
Washington, DC 20019
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 478 students in grades 9-12, H.d. Woodson High School ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 2% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 19%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 19% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 31%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the District Of Columbia state level of 11:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 478 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • : 80-84% (Top 50% in DC)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 2% (Btm 50%)
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

H.d. Woodson High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in District Of Columbia for:

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Attribute

School Overview

H.d. Woodson High School's student population of 478 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
478 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

H.d. Woodson High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 220 schools in District Of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of H.d. Woodson High School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (DC)
#186 out of 220 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of H.d. Woodson High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
2%
19%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of H.d. Woodson 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 2021-22 school year data.
19%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of H.d. Woodson 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 2021-22 school year data.
≤5%
10%
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of H.d. Woodson High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in H.d. Woodson High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
98%
65%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in H.d. Woodson High School and the percentage of Black public school students in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
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13%
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in District of Columbia.
0.04
This chart display the diversity score of H.d. Woodson High School and the public school average diversity score of District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
80-84%
76%
This chart display graduation rate of H.d. Woodson High School and public school graduation rate of District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in H.d. Woodson High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (10-11)
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in H.d. Woodson High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is H.d. Woodson High School's ranking?
H.d. Woodson High School is ranked #186 out of 220 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in District Of Columbia.
What schools are H.d. Woodson High School often compared to?
H.d. Woodson High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Dunbar High School, Roosevelt High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
2% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 19% DC state average), while 19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 31% DC state average).
What is the graduation rate of H.d. Woodson High School?
The graduation rate of H.d. Woodson High School is 80-84%, which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 76%.
How many students attend H.d. Woodson High School?
478 students attend H.d. Woodson High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
98% of H.d. Woodson High School students are Black, and 2% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of H.d. Woodson High School?
H.d. Woodson High School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the District Of Columbia state average of 11:1.
What grades does H.d. Woodson High School offer ?
H.d. Woodson High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is H.d. Woodson High School part of?
H.d. Woodson High School is part of District Of Columbia Public Schools School District.
In what neighborhood is H.d. Woodson High School located?
H.d. Woodson High School is located in the Northeast Boundary neighborhood of Washington, DC. There are 1 other public schools located in Northeast Boundary.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 478 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • : 80-84% (Top 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 2% (Btm 50%)
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

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