Janney Elementary School

  • Janney Elementary School serves 731 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 77% (which is higher than the District of Columbia state average of 27%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 69% (which is higher than the District of Columbia state average of 28%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Janney Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in District of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the District of Columbia state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the District of Columbia state average of 90%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Janney Elementary School's student population of 731 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students731 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Janney Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 200 schools in District of Columbia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Janney Elementary School is 0.41, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DC)
Overall School Rank
1%
15%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
27%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
28%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
9%
15%
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Black
5%
67%
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White
76%
10%
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Two or more races
7%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Janney Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DC.
Diversity Score0.410.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
61%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
10%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Janney Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDistrict Of Columbia School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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