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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Student Achievement

Attention: Given the impact of COVID-19, many metrics are unavailable or not comparable to prior data.

This website hosts only historical data from 2018, 2019, and 2020. Current 2021 DC School Report Card data and additional data and resources can be accessed here

How are students in DC performing on state assessments?

This page shows how students in DC performed on the state assessments for English language arts, math, and science. This includes how many students scored at each performance level.

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English Language Arts

Student Performance

2019 Meeting or Exceeding Expectations

Percentage of students meeting or exceeding expectations on state assessments in ELA (PARCC level 4 or 5 and MSAA level 3 or 4).

Metric performance details by student group

2019 Approaching, Meeting, or Exceeding Expectations

Percentage of students approaching, meeting, or exceeding expectations on state assessments in ELA (PARCC level 3, 4 or 5 and MSAA level 3 or 4).

Metric performance details by student group

2019 Weighted Index

Calculated only for Alternative Schools, this is an index score for student performance across all levels of state assessments.

Metric performance details by student group

2019 State Assessment Performance Levels - English Language Arts

Displays the percentage of students performing at each level: Level 5 (Exceeding Expectations), Level 4 (Meeting Expectations), Level 3 (Approaching Expectations), Level 2 (Partially Met Expecations), and Level 1 (Did Not Yet Meet Expectations)

2019 Alternate State Assessment Performance Levels - English Language Arts

Displays the percentage of students who took the alternate assessment for English language arts performing at each level: Level 4 (Exceeding Expectations), Level 3 (Meeting Expectations), Level 2 (Partially Meeting Expectations), and Level 1 (Not Yet Meeting Expectations).

Mathematics

Student Performance

2019 Meeting or Exceeding Expectations

Percentage of students meeting or exceeding expectations on state assessments in math (PARCC level 4 or 5 and MSAA level 3 or 4).

Metric performance details by student group

2019 Approaching, Meeting, or Exceeding Expectations

Percentage of students approaching, meeting, or exceeding expectations on state assessments in math (PARCC level 3, 4 or 5 and MSAA level 3 or 4).

Metric performance details by student group

2019 Weighted Index

Calculated only for Alternative Schools, this is an index score for student performance across all levels of state assessments.

Metric performance details by student group

2019 State Assessment Performance Levels - Mathematics

Displays the percentage of students performing at each level: Level 5 (Exceeding Expectations), Level 4 (Meeting Expectations), Level 3 (Approaching Expectations), Level 2 (Partially Met Expecations), and Level 1 (Did Not Yet Meet Expectations)

2019 Alternate State Assessment Performance Levels - Mathematics

Displays the percentage of students who took the alternate assessment for English language arts performing at each level: Level 4 (Exceeding Expectations), Level 3 (Meeting Expectations), Level 2 (Partially Meeting Expectations), and Level 1 (Not Yet Meeting Expectations).

Science

Student Performance

2019 Meeting or Exceeding Expectations

Percentage of students who took the alternate assessment for science who are at the target or advanced on science standards for Science Essential Elements (Performance level 3 or 4).

Metric performance details by student group

2019 State Assessment Performance Levels - Science

Displays the percentage of students performing at each level: Level 4 (Exceeding Expectations), Level 3 (Meeting Expectations), Level 2 (Approaching Expectations), and Level 1 (Partially Met Expectations)

2019 Alternate State Assessment Performance Levels - Science

Displays the percentage of students who took the alternate science assessment performing at each level: Level 4 (Advanced), Level 3 (At Target), Level 2 (Approaching the Target), and Level 1 (Emerging).