Duke Ellington School of the Arts

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9/10
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Reviews
16
Grades
9-12 & Ungraded
Students
523
Type
Public
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This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform above average on state tests, have above average college readiness measures, ... More

Academics
8/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
Geometry
9%
State avg: 11%
English 2
39%
State avg: 21%
9/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

Good news!

This school is far above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
87%
State avg: 65%
Average SAT score
1314
AP course participation
23%
State avg: 20%
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Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Black
76%
Hispanic
11%
White
8%
Asian
3%
Two or more races
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
91 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
100%
State avg: 82%
% of full time teachers who are certified
100%
State avg: 80%
16 Reviews
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Neighborhood
3500 R St. NW
Washington, DC 20007
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