Center City PCS


The Center City PCS school district in Washington, D.C. operates 6 elementary schools, serving students from diverse backgrounds. While the schools generally perform below the district average on standardized tests, a few standout institutions have maintained strong academic performance and rankings.

Center City PCS - Congress Heights is a top-performing school, consistently ranking among the best elementary schools in D.C. and earning a 3-star rating from SchoolDigger. In contrast, Center City PCS - Petworth and Center City PCS - Capitol Hill have seen their ratings decline in recent years, suggesting room for improvement. Schools like Center City PCS - Shaw and Center City PCS - Trinidad stand out for their low student-teacher ratios, potentially providing more personalized learning environments.

Across the Center City PCS district, the high percentage of students from low-income backgrounds highlights the need to address equity and provide additional resources to support these students. While some schools have maintained consistent performance, others have shown improvement or decline, underscoring the importance of continuous evaluation and targeted interventions to ensure all students in the district receive a high-quality education.

District Detail

 900 2nd Street NE Suite 221
Washington, DC 20011

 (202) 723-3322

SchoolDigger Rank:
17th of 47 District Of Columbia districts

See the 2023 District Of Columbia District rankings!
Grades served: PK, KG-8
Students: 1,408

Primary Schools: 6
Middle Schools: 0
High Schools: 0
Alternative Schools: 0

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the OSSE DC Office of the State Superindendent of Education.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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