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

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Duke Ellington School of the Arts is an above average, public, magnet school located in Washington, DC. It has 545 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 136 to 1. According to state test scores, 17% of students are at least proficient in math and 47% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
47%
Percent Proficient - Math
17%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1020
273 responses
Average ACT
22
19 responses
AP Enrollment
36%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$90,170
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,559
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$587,006
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
78%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 37 responses
Poll
70%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 37 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 146 responses
  • School shows
    23%
  • Visual arts exhibitions, musicals,
    21%
  • Dance spring concerts
    16%
  • Celebrations
    14%
  • Performing Arts School
    13%
  • Assembly
    8%
  • Fundraising events
    2%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
545
Free or Reduced Lunch
18%
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 42 responses
98%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 42 responses
24%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 42 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
136:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$93,577
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 60 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 60 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 60 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$32,249 / year
National
$12,239
54%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 70 responses
27%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 70 responses
44%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 70 responses

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