Ross Elementary School

  • Ross Elementary School serves 167 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-79% (which is higher than the District of Columbia state average of 27%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-79% (which is higher than the District of Columbia state average of 28%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Ross Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in District of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the District of Columbia state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the District of Columbia state average of 90%.

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School Overview

  • Ross Elementary School's student population of 167 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students167 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ross Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 200 schools in District of Columbia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ross Elementary School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DC)
Overall School Rank#3 out of 200 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ross Elementary School 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
28%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ross Elementary School 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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Asian
7%
1%
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Hispanic
19%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ross Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
13%
67%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ross Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
52%
10%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ross Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
9%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ross Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DC.
Diversity Score0.670.52
This chart display the diversity score of Ross Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ross 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
5%
10%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ross Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDistrict Of Columbia School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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As a new parent to Ross I gave this review in 2009 that is read - 2012 what can I say fours years later . Ross over all is a good school but the vibe had shifted - The message is community and the children and that's not what I feel anymore- don't get me wrong my daughter loves her teachers and her friends but there is a divide among the teachers and parents and that is all about leadership and teamwork that has to be earned through respect for what everyone brings to the table and I feel it is very lacking - I tell my daughter we should let the kids run the school as they speak with such raw truth and realness that would put the leaders and grown ups to shame- there are those select few teachers who when they say its about the kids it's about the kids -- I stay for those few
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