Watkins Elementary School Capitol Hill Cluster

420 12th St Se
Washington, DC 20003
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Watkins Elementary School Capitol Hill Cluster serves 428 students in grades 1-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 34%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Watkins Elementary School Capitol Hill Cluster placed in the top 20% of all schools in District Of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the District Of Columbia state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 89% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Watkins Elementary School Capitol Hill Cluster places among the top 20% of public schools in District Of Columbia for:

School Overview

Watkins Elementary School Capitol Hill Cluster's student population of 428 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students428 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Watkins Elementary School Capitol Hill Cluster is ranked within the top 20% of all 208 schools in District Of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Watkins Elementary School Capitol Hill Cluster is 0.52, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#35 out of 208 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Watkins Elementary School Capitol Hill Cluster 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
16%
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Black
65%
69%
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White
25%
11%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.520.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Watkins Elementary School Capitol Hill Cluster and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Watkins Elementary School Capitol Hill Cluster and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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 Watkins Elementary School Capitol Hill Cluster is Cesar Chavez Pcs For Public Policy Capitol Hill (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Friendship Pcs Chamberlain Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tyler Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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