Friendship Technology Preparatory Academy PCS

Claimed
5/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
7
Grades
6-10
Students
499
Type
Public charter
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Academics
4/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A worrisome sign:

Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This suggests that most students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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English
15%
State avg: 27%
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Math
8%
State avg: 18%
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Geometry
0%
State avg: 11%
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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.


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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
91%
State avg: 65%
AP course participation
18%
State avg: 20%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
<1%
State avg: 28%
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3/10
Student progress

A worrisome sign:

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

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

Low progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point and falling farther behind their peers.

Low progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills but that students in this school are making smaller gains than similar students in other schools.


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Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Black
99%
White
<1%
Hispanic
<1%
Two or more races
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Asian
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
19 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
102 :1
State avg: 304 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
52%
State avg: 82%
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3 0
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Neighborhood
620 Milwaukee Place, SE
Washington, DC 20032
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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