Idea Pcs

  • Idea Pcs serves 306 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (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.
  • Idea Pcs 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.

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Idea Pcs places among the top 20% of public schools in District Of Columbia for:

School Overview

  • Idea Pcs's student population of 306 students has grown by 41% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 39% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students306 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Idea Pcs 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 Idea Pcs is 0.08, 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#162 out of 208 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
34%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
16%
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Black
96%
69%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Idea Pcs 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%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Idea Pcs and the percentage of White public school students in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Idea Pcs. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DC.
Diversity Score0.080.50
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Graduation Rate55-59%
67%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Idea Pcs 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
45%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Idea Pcs 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIDEA PCS School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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