H D Woodson High School

540 55th St Ne
Washington, DC 20019
(School attendance zone shown in map)
H D Woodson High School serves 488 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 34%) for the 2017-18 school year.
H D Woodson 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the District Of Columbia state level of 13:1.

School Overview

H D Woodson High School's student population of 488 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students488 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

H D Woodson High School 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 H D Woodson High School is 0.04, 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
#182 out of 208 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
32%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
34%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
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 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
16%
Black
98%
69%
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 2017-18 school year data.
White
n/a
11%
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.040.50
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 2012-13 school year data.
Graduation Rate
75-79%
67%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
60%
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 2015-16 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDistrict Of Columbia School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to H D Woodson High School is Seed Pcs Of Washington Dc (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Kipp Dc Key Academy Pcs (0.2 miles away)
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