3650 Ely Pl Se
Washington, DC 20019
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Sousa Middle School serves 228 students in grades 6-8.
Sousa Middle 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 4% (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 15% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the District Of Columbia state level of 13:1.

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School Overview

Sousa Middle School's student population of 228 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
228 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Sousa Middle 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 Sousa Middle 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 Data
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State Level (DC)
Overall Testing Rank
#203 out of 212 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
4%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
13:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
16%
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Black
97%
69%
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White
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11%
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (10-11)
6%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 228 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in DC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 4% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.06 (Btm 50%)

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