Center City PCS - Shaw

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8/10
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Reviews
4
Grades
PK-8
Students
218
Type
Public charter
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Academics
7/10
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.


Math
26%
State avg: 24%
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English
26%
State avg: 28%
Details
9/10
Student progress

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

High student progress (also known as student growth) means different things, depending on the school's test scores.

High progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a great job at supporting their academic growth compared to most other schools.

High progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's success.

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Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Black
67%
Hispanic
24%
American Indian/Alaska Native
7%
Asian
2%
Two or more races
<1%
White
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
12 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
247 :1
State avg: 304 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
80%
State avg: 82%
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Neighborhood
711 N Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20001
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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