Orr Elementary School

  • Orr Elementary School serves 404 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the District of Columbia state average of 31%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Orr Elementary School 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the District of Columbia state level of 13:1.

School Overview

  • Orr Elementary School's student population of 404 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students404 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Orr Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 204 schools in District of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Orr Elementary School is 0.06, 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 School Rank (16-17)#133 out of 204 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
29%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
31%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
3%
16%
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Black
97%
69%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Orr Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DC.
Diversity Score0.060.50
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDistrict Of Columbia School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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