West Ec

  • West Ec serves 330 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is higher 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 35-39% (which is higher than the District of Columbia state average of 31%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • West Ec placed in the top 50% of all schools in District of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the District of Columbia state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the District of Columbia state average of 89%.

Top Placements

West Ec places among the top 20% of public schools in District of Columbia for:

School Overview

  • West Ec's student population of 330 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2003)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students330 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Ec is ranked within the top 50% of all 204 schools in District of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Ec is 0.59, 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 School Rank (16-17)#64 out of 204 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
29%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
31%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
32%
16%
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Black
55%
69%
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White
9%
11%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.590.50
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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 NameDistrict Of Columbia School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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