Downtown school information

IndexDowntownWashingtonDistrict of Columbia
Average Test Scores46%23%23%
Student/Teacher ration/a13:113:1
Total public schoolsn/a208208
Total private schoolsn/a8787
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3838

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  • The average school test scores in Downtown are 8% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Downtown.
  • 92.7% of people in Downtown have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.4% of people in Downtown have completed high school.
  • 79.5% of people in Downtown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Downtown

IndexDowntownWashingtonDistrict of Columbia
Completed 8th grade92.7%88.2%88.2%
Completed high school92.4%87.4%87.4%
Completed some college86.5%71.9%71.9%
Completed associate degree80.6%58.5%58.5%
Completed bachelors79.5%55.4%55.4%
Completed masters48.5%32.0%32.0%
Completed professional degree22.2%12.5%12.5%
Completed doctorate6.4%4.1%4.1%

Highest level of education achieved in Downtown (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Great Falls, VA15,78695%93%
Wolf Trap, VA16,72295%93%
McLean, VA48,86795%92%
Mantua, VA7,49794%91%
Wakefield, VA12,69793%90%
Washington, DC659,00923%53%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Boston, MA658,27951%3%
Memphis, TN655,85737%25%
Denver, CO663,30329%42%
Seattle, WA668,84957%16%
Nashville, TN643,77143%12%
Washington, DC659,00923%53%
Source: The Downtown, Washington, DC education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.