4399 South Capitol Terr Sw
Washington, DC 20032
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Patterson Elementary School serves 374 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Patterson 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 2018-19 school year.
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 2018-19 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 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the District Of Columbia state level of 13:1.

School Overview

Patterson Elementary School's student population of 374 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
374 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Patterson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 212 schools in District Of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Patterson Elementary School is 0.02, 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 Data
This School
State Level (DC)
Overall Testing Rank
#177 out of 212 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%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
16%
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Black
99%
69%
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White
n/a
11%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.02
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Patterson Elementary School 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 (10-11)
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Patterson Elementary School 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.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 374 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in DC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.02 (Btm 50%)

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