PROFICIENCY 20% 17% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
19%Center City PCS
23%District of Columbia

Center City Pcs Shaw is a school servicing grades PK to 8 and is located in the district of "Center City PCS" in Washington, DC. There are a total of 241 students and 17 teachers at Center City Pcs Shaw, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 211 free lunch students and 27 reduced lunch students.

Center City Pcs Shaw has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 19.5%, which is 17% lower than the District of Columbia average.


Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch211
Reduced lunch27


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Center City Pcs Shaw, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

3<= 20%
5<= 20%
6<= 20%
7<= 20%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

3<= 20%
4<= 20%
6<= 20%
7<= 20%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Center City Pcs Shaw race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictDistrict of ColumbiaNational
Caucasian 0.8% 0.3% 9.2% 51.1%
African American 69.6% 74.6% 72.5% 15.9%
Asian 2.8% 0.8% 1.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 25.9% 23.7% 14.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.8% 0.4% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.3% 1.7% 3.1%

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Washington demographics profile

StatisticWashingtonDistrict of ColumbiaNational
Population density (sq mi)10,7791091
Median age33.833.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)34%34%55%
Speak English83%83%79%
Speak Spanish9%9%13%

Education level achieved in Washington

IndexWashingtonDistrict of ColumbiaNational
Completed 8th grade88.2%88.2%84.3%
Completed high school87.4%87.4%83.0%
Completed some college71.9%71.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree58.5%58.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors55.4%55.4%30.3%
Completed masters32.0%32.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree12.5%12.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.1%4.1%1.3%
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Source: The Center City Pcs Shaw data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.