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7/10
KIPP DC - Heights Academy PCS
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This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in Washington DC. Students here perform above average on state tests, ... More are making below average year-over-year academic improvement, and more information about this school can be found below.

ACADEMICS

9/10

Test scores

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

Good news!

Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school... More 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
Math
65%
State avg: 36%
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English
37%
State avg: 30%
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4/10

Student progress

This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.

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.

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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Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity

ENVIRONMENT

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Student demographics

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Black
100%
Two or more races
<1%
Hispanic
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
White
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Asian
<1%

Teachers & staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
14 :1
State avg: 12 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
50%
State avg: 83%
% of full time teachers who are certified
50%
State avg: 76%
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Neighborhood

2600 Douglass Road Southeast
Washington, DC 20020
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