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District of Columbia International School
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  • Public, Charter
  • WASHINGTON, DC

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B minus
  7. Administration
    grade B minus
  8. Sports
    grade B+
  9. Food
    grade C minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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District of Columbia International School is a highly rated, public, charter school located in WASHINGTON, DC. It has 1,264 students in grades 6-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 11 to 1. According to state test scores, 41% of students are at least proficient in math and 61% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
61%
Percent Proficient - Math
41%
Average Graduation Rate
No data available  
Average SAT
1120
63 responses
Average ACT
24
7 responses
AP Enrollment
No data available  

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$86,420
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,541
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$601,500
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 4 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 4 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 5 responses
  • Spirit Week
    80%
  • Homecoming
    20%
  • Pep rallies
    20%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,264
Free or Reduced Lunch
12%
50%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 4 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 4 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 4 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
11:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
No data available  
Teachers in First/Second Year
1.6%
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 4 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 4 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 4 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
No data available  
National
$12,239
100%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 4 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 4 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 4 responses

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