Lasalle Backus Ec

  • Lasalle Backus Ec serves 369 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 16% (which is lower than the District of Columbia state average of 29%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15% (which is lower than the District of Columbia state average of 31%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 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 90%.

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School Overview

  • Lasalle Backus Ec's student population of 369 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students369 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lasalle Backus Ec's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lasalle Backus Ec is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DC)
Overall School Rank#131 out of 200 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
29%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lasalle Backus Ec and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio10:111:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
46%
16%
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Black
53%
70%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lasalle Backus Ec and the percentage of Black public school students in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
1%
10%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lasalle Backus Ec.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DC.
Diversity Score0.510.26
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lasalle Backus Ec and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District Name of Columbia Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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