Richard Wright Pcs For Journalism And Media Arts

Richard Wright Pcs For Journalism And Media Arts serves 282 students in grades 8-12.
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 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 34%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Richard Wright Pcs For Journalism And Media Arts 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the District Of Columbia state level of 13:1.

Top Placements

Richard Wright Pcs For Journalism And Media Arts places among the top 20% of public schools in District Of Columbia for:

School Overview

Richard Wright Pcs For Journalism And Media Arts's student population of 282 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students282 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Richard Wright Pcs For Journalism And Media Arts is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 208 schools in District Of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Richard Wright Pcs For Journalism And Media Arts is 0.04, 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 Testing Rank
#145 out of 208 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
34%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
16%
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Black
98%
69%
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White
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11%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.040.50
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
67%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichard Wright PCS For Journalism And Media Arts School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Richard Wright Pcs For Journalism And Media Arts is Seed Pcs Of Washington Dc (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dc Preparatory Academy Pcs Benning Middle School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dc Preparatory Academy Pcs Benning Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
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