Powell Elementary School

Public PK, KG-5

 1350 Upshur St NW
       Washington, DC  20011


 (202) 671-6270

 School Website

District: District Of Columbia Public Schools

SchoolDigger Rank:
71st of 120 District Of Columbia Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  10.0
Number of students:  534

Racial breakdown:
Hispanic:
77.9%
African American:
11.8%
White:
6.9%
Free/discounted lunch recipients:  100.0%

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We updated the 2017-18 rankings and test scores for this school on Thursday, August 16, 2018.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2018, Powell Elementary School ranked worse than 59.2% of elementary schools in District Of Columbia. It also ranked 40th among 75 ranked elementary schools in the District Of Columbia Public Schools. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 35.21. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: Hispanic (77.9%), African American (11.8%), White (6.9%). (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Powell Elementary School is 10, which is the 19th best among 75 elementary schools in the District Of Columbia Public Schools. (See more...)
Compare Powell Elementary School employs 53 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2018 Rankings:

Powell Elementary School:

SchoolDigger ranks Powell Elementary School 71st of 120 District Of Columbia public elementary schools. (See Powell Elementary School in the ranking list.)

District Of Columbia Public Schools:

SchoolDigger ranks District Of Columbia Public Schools 25th of 39 District Of Columbia school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Powell Elementary School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools DC State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2010 41.33 61st 111 45.0%
2011 57.13 33rd 111 70.3%
2012 54.36 45th 112 59.8%
2014 62.13 40th 109 63.3%
2015 54.65 32nd 97 67.0%
2016 35.59 58th 99 41.4%
2017 42.85 57th 108 47.2%
2018 35.21 71st 120 40.8%

Data source: test scores: OSSE DC Office of the State Superindendent of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Data source: OSSE DC Office of the State Superindendent of Education

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Enrollment information for Powell Elementary School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 1 252 2 23 0 n/a n/a 0 278
1989 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 282 277
1990 0 242 0 39 0 n/a n/a 0 281
1991 0 238 0 39 0 n/a n/a 0 277
1992 0 207 2 70 0 n/a n/a 0 279
1993 0 184 3 82 0 n/a n/a 0 269
1994 0 182 2 95 0 n/a n/a 0 279
1995 0 160 5 114 0 n/a n/a 0 279
1996 0 160 5 114 0 n/a n/a 0 279
1997 0 150 3 134 0 n/a n/a 0 287
1998 0 143 3 163 0 n/a n/a 0 309
1999 1 115 1 193 0 n/a n/a 0 310
2000 0 119 0 204 0 n/a n/a 0 323
2001 0 111 0 223 0 n/a n/a 0 334
2002 1 110 4 207 0 n/a n/a 0 322
2003 1 110 4 207 0 n/a n/a 0 322
2004 0 93 3 222 0 n/a n/a 0 318
2005 1 90 5 205 0 n/a n/a 0 301
2006 0 59 8 191 0 n/a n/a 0 258
2007 0 66 7 205 0 n/a n/a 0 278
2008 0 61 6 240 0 n/a n/a 0 307
2009 0 64 3 251 0 n/a n/a 0 318
2010 0 44 0 175 0 n/a n/a 0 219
2011 3 41 2 237 0 0 3 0 286
2012 3 44 2 257 0 0 5 0 311
2013 8 46 3 329 0 0 5 0 391
2014 13 38 6 338 0 0 11 0 406
2015 21 47 5 364 0 0 9 0 446
2016 27 69 3 399 0 0 14 0 512
2017 37 63 4 416 3 n/a 11 0 534

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Powell Elementary School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 278 15.0 18.5 59.4
1989 277 21.0 13.1 59.6
1990 281 13.0 21.6 67.3
1991 277 14.0 19.7 79.8
1992 279 13.0 21.4 78.5
1993 269 16.0 16.8 77.7
1994 279 14.0 19.9 90.3
1995 279 10.0 27.9 95.0
1996 279 10.0 27.9 95.0
1997 287 11.0 26.1 94.8
1998 309 n/a 0.0 n/a
1999 310 22.0 14.1 n/a
2000 323 25.0 12.9 72.1
2001 334 31.0 10.8 83.2
2002 322 n/a n/a 89.8
2003 322 n/a n/a 89.8
2004 318 22.0 14.5 83.0
2005 301 31.0 9.7 91.0
2006 258 28.0 9.2 96.9
2007 278 31.0 9.0 88.8
2008 307 4.0 76.8 80.8
2009 318 33.3 9.5 91.5
2010 219 32.0 6.8 94.5
2011 286 30.0 9.5 99.0
2012 311 32.0 9.7 41.5
2013 391 35.0 11.1 47.3
2014 406 40.0 10.1 99.3
2015 446 45.0 9.9 100.0
2016 512 45.0 11.3 100.0
2017 534 53.0 10.0 n/a

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Powell Elementary School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 278 15.0 18.5 59.4
1989 277 21.0 13.1 59.6
1990 281 13.0 21.6 67.3
1991 277 14.0 19.7 79.8
1992 279 13.0 21.4 78.5
1993 269 16.0 16.8 77.7
1994 279 14.0 19.9 90.3
1995 279 10.0 27.9 95.0
1996 279 10.0 27.9 95.0
1997 287 11.0 26.1 94.8
1998 309 n/a 0.0 n/a
1999 310 22.0 14.1 n/a
2000 323 25.0 12.9 72.1
2001 334 31.0 10.8 83.2
2002 322 n/a n/a 89.8
2003 322 n/a n/a 89.8
2004 318 22.0 14.5 83.0
2005 301 31.0 9.7 91.0
2006 258 28.0 9.2 96.9
2007 278 31.0 9.0 88.8
2008 307 4.0 76.8 80.8
2009 318 33.3 9.5 91.5
2010 219 32.0 6.8 94.5
2011 286 30.0 9.5 99.0
2012 311 32.0 9.7 41.5
2013 391 35.0 11.1 47.3
2014 406 40.0 10.1 99.3
2015 446 45.0 9.9 100.0
2016 512 45.0 11.3 100.0
2017 534 53.0 10.0 n/a

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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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.

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