Sousa Middle School

  • Sousa Middle School serves 228 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤1% (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 9% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 34%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.

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School Overview

  • Sousa Middle School's student population of 228 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students228 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sousa Middle School 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (DC)
Overall Testing Rank#201 out of 208 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤1%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sousa Middle 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
16%
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Black
97%
69%
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White
n/a
11%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sousa Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DC.
Diversity Score0.060.50
This chart display the diversity score of Sousa Middle School and the public school average diversity score of District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sousa Middle 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 Sousa Middle 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.
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

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