2427 Martin Luther King Jr Ave
Washington, DC 20020
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Thurgood Marshall Academy Pcs serves 367 students in grades 9-12.
Thurgood Marshall Academy Pcs placed in the top 50% of all schools in District Of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (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 45-49% (which is higher 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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 367 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75-79% (Btm 50% in DC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Thurgood Marshall Academy Pcs's student population of 367 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
367 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Thurgood Marshall Academy Pcs is ranked within the top 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 Thurgood Marshall Academy Pcs is 0.04, 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
#70 out of 212 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
16%
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Black
98%
66%
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White
n/a
13%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
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Graduation Rate
75-79%
66%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% DC state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% DC state average).

What is the graduation rate of Thurgood Marshall Academy Pcs?

The graduation rate of Thurgood Marshall Academy Pcs is 75-79%, which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 66%.

How many students attend Thurgood Marshall Academy Pcs?

367 students attend Thurgood Marshall Academy Pcs.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

98% of Thurgood Marshall Academy Pcs students are Black, and 2% of students are Hispanic.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Thurgood Marshall Academy Pcs?

Thurgood Marshall Academy Pcs has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 12:1.

What grades does Thurgood Marshall Academy Pcs offer ?

Thurgood Marshall Academy Pcs offers enrollment in grades 9-12

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 367 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

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