Van Ness Elementary School

1150 5th St Se
Washington, DC 20003
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Van Ness Elementary School serves 215 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the District Of Columbia state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 89% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Van Ness Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in District Of Columbia for:

School Overview

Van Ness Elementary School's student population of 215 students has grown by 150% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 77% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students215 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Van Ness Elementary School is 0.62, which is more 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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2%
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Hispanic
7%
16%
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Black
52%
69%
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White
32%
11%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
9%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.620.50
This chart display the diversity score of Van Ness Elementary 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
12%
60%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
9%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Van Ness Elementary School is Cesar Chavez Pcs For Public Policy Capitol Hill (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Friendship Pcs Chamberlain Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Eagle Academy Pcs Congress Heights (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Washington Eagle Academy Pcs Congress Heights Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-3 | 770 students
    0.2 miles
    3400 Wheeler Rd Se
    Washington, DC 20032
    (202) 544-2646
    0.2 PK-3 770
  • Washington Eagle Academy Pcs Capitol Riverfront Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-3 | 166 students
    0.3 miles
    1017 New Jersey Ave Se
    Washington, DC 20003
    (202) 459-6825
    0.3 PK-3 166
  • Washington Brent Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 425 students
    0.4 miles
    301 North Carolina Ave Se
    Washington, DC 20003
    (202) 698-3363
    0.4 PK-5 425
  • Washington Tyler Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 525 students
    0.5 miles
    1001 G St Se
    Washington, DC 20003
    (202) 939-4810
    0.5 PK-5 525
  • Washington Cesar Chavez Pcs For Public Policy Capitol Hill Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 259 students
    0.6 miles
    709 12th St Se
    Washington, DC 20003
    (202) 547-3424
    0.6 9-12 259

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