1901 Independence Avenue Se
Washington, DC 20003
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
St. Coletta Special Education Pcs serves 243 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
St. Coletta Special Education Pcs 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 10-14% (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 6-9% (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 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 87% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Special education school / Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 243 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in DC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

School Overview

St. Coletta Special Education Pcs's student population of 243 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
243 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

St. Coletta Special Education Pcs 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 St. Coletta Special Education Pcs is 0.38, which is less 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (DC)
Overall Testing Rank
#185 out of 212 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
12%
16%
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Black
78%
66%
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White
4%
13%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DC.
Diversity Score
0.38
This chart display the diversity score of St. Coletta Special Education Pcs and the public school average diversity score of District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in St. Coletta Special Education Pcs and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   9/6/2013
I would like to enroll my son Jermy Jackson into your school, Because he's been having a lot of problems in DC Public school systems..
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Special education school / Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 243 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

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