Washington Metropolitan High School

  • Washington Metropolitan High School serves 125 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤10% (which is lower than the District of Columbia state average of 29%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the District of Columbia state average of 31%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the District of Columbia state level of 11:1.

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School Overview

  • Washington Metropolitan High School's student population of 125 students has declined by 48% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students125 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Washington Metropolitan High School's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Washington Metropolitan High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DC)
Overall School Rank#161 out of 200 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
29%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington Metropolitan High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio5:111:1
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Hispanic
3%
16%
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Black
97%
70%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Washington Metropolitan High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DC.
Diversity Score0.060.23
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Graduation Rate50-59%
73%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District Name of Columbia Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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