U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

Table of contents
•Title page
•Introduction
•Acknowledgments
•National Summary
State Profiles
•Sources
•Appendix A
•Appendix B
•Appendix C
•Full report in PDF format (1,601K)

State Education Indicators with a Focus on Title I

District of Columbia
http://www.k12.dc.us


School and Teacher Demographics

Per Pupil Expenditures
(CCD, 1998-1999)
$9,650

Number of districts
(CCD, 1999-2000)
1

Number of public schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
106 20 17 3 146

Number of charter schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
27

Number of FTE teachers
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Other
3,196 719 938 46 5,005

Public school enrollment
  1993-94 1999-2000
K-8
(CCD)
53,903 52,548
9-12
(CCD)
17,854 15,849
Total
(CCD)
80,678 77,194
Pre-K
(by state definition)
5,216 4,774

Sources of funding
District average
(CCD, 1998-99)

Local 84%, Federal 17%

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Student Demographics

Race/ethnicity
(CCD, K-12)
  1993-94 1999-2000
American Indian/Alaskan Natives 14 30
  * *
Asian/Pacific Islander 1,069 1,123
  1% 2%
Black 71,414 66,508
  89% 86%
Hispanic 4,938 6,382
  6% 8%
White 3,243 3,151
  4% 4%
Other n/a n/a
 

Students with disabilities
(OSEP)
1993-94 1999-2000
5,865 7,995
9% 13%

Students with Limited English Proficiency
(ED/NCBE, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
4,449 5,177
6% 7%

Migratory students
(OME, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
326 n/a
*

All schools by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free Lunch Program*
(CCD, 1999-2000)

For 0 to 34%, 37 schools; 35% to 49%, 8 schools; 50% to 74%, 50 schools; 75% to 100%, 60 schools.

*34 schools did not report.

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Statewide Accountability Information
(Collected from States, January 2002 for 2001-2002 school year)


Statewide Goal for Schools on State Assessment
Decrease by 2% students at Below Basic; Increase by 2% students at Proficient; Increase or stable performance at Advanced in reading and math.

Expected School Improvement on Assessment
Move 10% from Below Basic, move 5% to Proficient, 5% to Adv. for reading & math (variations based on baseline data). Decrease secondary dropout rate by 10%. Achieve 93% attendance for Elem., 90% for middle and high schools.

Indicators for School Accountability
Same as statewide.

Title I Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for Schools
Same as School Improvement


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Title I

Title I
(ED Consolidated Report, 1999-2000)
  School Wide Programs Targeted Assistance Totals
Number of Schools 153 3 156
  98% 2% 100%
Schools Meeting AYP Goal 98 0 98
  50% 50%
School in Need of Improvement 28 0 28
  18% 18%

Title I allocation
(Includes Basic, Concentration, and LEA grants, Capital Expenditures, Even Start, Migrant Education, and Neglected & Delinquent, ED, 1999-2000)
$27,305,039

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NAEP State Results
  Grade 4 Grade 8
Reading, 1998:  
Proficient level and above 10% 12%
Basic level and above 28% 44%
Math, 2000:  
Proficient level and above 6% 6%
Basic level and above 25% 23%

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Assessment Information
Assessment Reported Stanford Achievement Test, Version 9
State Definition of "Proficient" Represents solid academic performance that students are prepared for this grade level

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Student Achievement 1999-2000

Percentage of students meeting state proficiency levels

Grade 4

Reading/Language Arts
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Below Basic Basic | Proficient Advanced
All Students 25% 43% | 23% 9%
Title I Schools 26 45 | 22 7
High Poverty Schools 26 45 | 22 7
        |    
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency     |    
Migratory students 21 31 | 25 23
Students with Disabilities     |    

Mathematics
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Below Basic Basic | Proficient Advanced
All Students 26% 41% | 24% 9%
Title I Schools 28 42 | 24 6
High Poverty Schools 28 42 | 24 6
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency     |    
Migratory students 19 29 | 33 19
Students with Disabilities     |    

Grade 8

Reading/Language Arts
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Below Basic Basic | Proficient Advanced
All Students 19% 51% | 27% 3%
Title I Schools 21 55 | 23 1
High Poverty Schools 21 55 | 23 1
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency     |    
Migratory Students 21 42 | 32 5
Students with Disabilities     |    

 

Mathematics
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Below Basic Basic | Proficient Advanced
All Students 54% 31% | 13% 2%
Title I Schools 60 30 | 9 1
High Poverty Schools 60 30 | 9 1
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency     |    
Migratory Students 42 37 | 21 0
Students with Disabilities     |    

 

Grade 10

Reading/Language Arts
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Below Basic Basic | Proficient Advanced
All Students 47% 37% | 13% 3%
Title I Schools 60 34 | 6 0
High Poverty Schools 60 34 | 6 0
        |    
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency     |    
Migratory Students 63 25 | 13 0
Students with Disabilities     |    

 

Mathematics
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Below Basic Basic | Proficient Advanced
All Students 72% 19% | 7% 2%
Title I Schools 84 14 | 3 0
High Poverty Schools 84 14 | 3 0
        |    
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency     |    
Migratory Students 100 0 | 0 0
Students with Disabilities     |    


High School Indicators
  1993-94 1998-99
High school dropout rate
(CCD, event)
n/a 8%
  1994-95 1998-99
Postsecondary enrollment
(IPEDS, High school grads enrolled in college)
3,035 1,817
95% 65%

Sources


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