Lasalle Backus Ec Elementary School

  • Lasalle Backus Ec Elementary School serves 349 students in grades PK-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the DC average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 91%.
  • Lasalle Backus Ec Elementary School operates within the Of Columbia School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 349 students has grown by 19% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 34% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 349 students
Lasalle   Backus Ec Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Lasalle   Backus Ec Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Lasalle   Backus Ec Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Lasalle   Backus Ec Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 13:1
Lasalle   Backus Ec Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2014)
Asian
n/a
1%
Lasalle   Backus Ec Elementary School Asian Students (1998-2003)
Hispanic
39%
14%
Lasalle   Backus Ec Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
61%
68%
Lasalle   Backus Ec Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
n/a
9%
Lasalle   Backus Ec Elementary School White Students (2000-2003)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Lasalle   Backus Ec Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.48 0.24
Lasalle   Backus Ec Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Lasalle   Backus Ec Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Lasalle   Backus Ec Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2011)

District Comparison

  • Of Columbia School District's student population of 47,895 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $29,427 is higher than the state average of $21,877. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $28,494 is higher than the state average of $23,078. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Of Columbia School District
Number of Schools
Managed
118
1
Number of Students Managed 47,895 358
 Of Columbia School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $1,300 MM $8 MM
 Of Columbia School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $1,259 MM $8 MM
 Of Columbia School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $29,427 $21,877
 Of Columbia School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $28,494 $23,078
 Of Columbia School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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