Residential Schools (Closed 2016)

  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was ≤20% (which was lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 47%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was ≤20% (which was lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 47%) for the 2010-11 school year.

School Overview

Grades Offeredn/a
Total Students (07-08)277 students
This chart display total students of Residential Schools by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachersn/a

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (10-11)≤20%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Residential Schools and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (10-11)≤20%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Residential Schools 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 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ration/a13:1
American Indian (07-08)
n/a
n/a
Asian (07-08)
n/a
2%
Hispanic (07-08)
2%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Residential Schools and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Black (07-08)
92%
83%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Residential Schools and the percentage of Black public school students in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
White (07-08)
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Residential Schools and the percentage of White public school students in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Hawaiian (07-08)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races (07-08)
n/a
n/a
Diversity Score0.000.50
This chart display the diversity score of Residential Schools and the public school average diversity score of District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
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

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Residential Schools is Dunbar High School (0.6 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Walker Jones Ec (0.3 miles away)
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