Hearst Elementary School

  • Hearst Elementary School serves 312 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is higher than the District of Columbia state average of 29%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the District of Columbia state average of 31%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the District of Columbia state level of 11:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the District of Columbia state average of 90%.

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School Overview

  • Hearst Elementary School's student population of 312 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students312 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hearst Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hearst Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DC)
Overall School Rank#19 out of 200 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
29%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hearst Elementary 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio10:111:1
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Asian
8%
2%
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Hispanic
9%
16%
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Black
35%
70%
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White
42%
10%
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Two or more races
6%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hearst Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DC.
Diversity Score0.690.23
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hearst Elementary 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 Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hearst Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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School District Name of Columbia Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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