1150 5th St Se
Washington, DC 20003
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Van Ness Es serves 369 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Van Ness Es placed in the top 30% of all schools in District Of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is approximately equal to 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 50-59% (which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the District Of Columbia state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 87% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 369 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in DC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Van Ness Es ranks among the top 20% of public schools in District Of Columbia for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Van Ness Es's student population of 369 students has grown by 115% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 100% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
369 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Van Ness Es is ranked within the top 30% 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 Van Ness Es is 0.60, which is more 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
#52 out of 212 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
32%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
16%
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Black
57%
66%
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White
26%
13%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
8%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 369 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

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