Ida B. Wells MiddleSchool

Ida B. Wells MiddleSchool serves 530 students in grades 6-8. 
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher 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)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 530 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Ida B. Wells MiddleSchool's student population of 530 students has grown by 43% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 42% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
530 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Ida B. Wells MiddleSchool is 0.53, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (DC)
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
44%
17%
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Black
53%
65%
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White
1%
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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0.53
This chart display the diversity score of Ida B. Wells MiddleSchool and the public school average diversity score of District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

How many students attend Ida B. Wells MiddleSchool?
530 students attend Ida B. Wells MiddleSchool.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Ida B. Wells MiddleSchool students are Black, 44% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ida B. Wells MiddleSchool?
Ida B. Wells MiddleSchool has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ida B. Wells MiddleSchool offer ?
Ida B. Wells MiddleSchool offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Ida B. Wells MiddleSchool part of?
Ida B. Wells MiddleSchool is part of District Of Columbia Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 530 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

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