Washington Latin Pcs - Upper School

5200 2nd Street Nw
Washington, DC 20011
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Washington Latin Pcs - Upper School serves 376 students in grades 9-12.
Washington Latin Pcs - Upper School placed in the top 10% of all schools in District Of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher 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 80-84% (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 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 87% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 376 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Top 50% in DC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Washington Latin Pcs - Upper School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in District Of Columbia for:

School Overview

Washington Latin Pcs - Upper School's student population of 376 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
376 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Washington Latin Pcs - Upper School is ranked within the top 10% of all 212 schools in District Of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Washington Latin Pcs - Upper School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (DC)
Overall Testing Rank
#21 out of 212 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
40-44%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
80-84%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
11%
17%
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Black
46%
65%
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White
36%
13%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
73%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Washington Latin Pcs - Upper School's ranking?
Washington Latin Pcs - Upper School is ranked #21 out of 212 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in District Of Columbia.
What schools are Washington Latin Pcs - Upper School often compared to?
Washington Latin Pcs - Upper Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Basis Dc Pcs, District Of Columbia International School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% DC state average), while 80-84% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% DC state average).
What is the graduation rate of Washington Latin Pcs - Upper School?
The graduation rate of Washington Latin Pcs - Upper School is 80-84%, which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 73%.
How many students attend Washington Latin Pcs - Upper School?
376 students attend Washington Latin Pcs - Upper School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Washington Latin Pcs - Upper School students are Black, 36% of students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Washington Latin Pcs - Upper School?
Washington Latin Pcs - Upper School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 11:1.
What grades does Washington Latin Pcs - Upper School offer ?
Washington Latin Pcs - Upper School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Washington Latin Pcs - Upper School part of?
Washington Latin Pcs - Upper School is part of Washington Latin PCS School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 376 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

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