Hope Community Pcs - Tolson

2917 8th Street Ne
Washington, DC 20017
3/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 282 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, Hope Community Pcs - Tolson ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in District Of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 38%).
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the District Of Columbia state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 87% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 282 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50% in DC
  • : 15% (Top 50%)
  • : 21% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Hope Community Pcs - Tolson ranks among the top 20% of public schools in District Of Columbia for:

School Overview

Hope Community Pcs - Tolson's student population of 282 students has declined by 39% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
282 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Hope Community Pcs - Tolson ranks within the bottom 50% of all 212 schools in District Of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Hope Community Pcs - Tolson is 0.22, 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)
#152 out of 212 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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(18-19)
15%
32%
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(18-19)
21%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
11:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
11%
17%
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Black
88%
65%
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White
1%
13%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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0.22
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hope Community Pcs - Tolson's ranking?
Hope Community Pcs - Tolson is ranked #152 out of 212 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in District Of Columbia.
What schools are Hope Community Pcs - Tolson often compared to?
Hope Community Pcs - Tolsonis often viewed alongside schools like Elsie Whitlow Stokes Community Freedom Pcs - Brookland, Harmony Dc Pcs - School Of Excellence by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% DC state average), while 21% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% DC state average).
How many students attend Hope Community Pcs - Tolson?
282 students attend Hope Community Pcs - Tolson.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
88% of Hope Community Pcs - Tolson students are Black, 11% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hope Community Pcs - Tolson?
Hope Community Pcs - Tolson has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 11:1.
What grades does Hope Community Pcs - Tolson offer ?
Hope Community Pcs - Tolson offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Hope Community Pcs - Tolson part of?
Hope Community Pcs - Tolson is part of HOPE Community PCS School District.
In what neighborhood is Hope Community Pcs - Tolson located?
Hope Community Pcs - Tolson is located in the Edgewood neighborhood of Washington, DC. There are 6 other public schools located in Edgewood.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 282 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15% (Top 50%)
  • : 21% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

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