Ellington School of the Arts Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
Math Proficiency
Reading Proficiency
Student/Teacher Ratio
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 518 Students
  • 7 Teachers

Ellington School of the Arts
3500 R ST NW

Phone: (202) 282-0123

District: District of Columbia Public Schools


At Ellington School of the Arts, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Ellington School of the Arts is 46 percent. The student body makeup is 31 percent male and 69 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 91 percent. Ellington School of the Arts is 1 of 17 high schools in the District of Columbia Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

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Medal Awarded None
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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 518
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 91%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 37%
Full-Time Teachers 7

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 74%
Proficient in Math 58%
College Readiness Index 33.2

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding No


This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 17
Total Students 10,961
Proficient in Reading (district average) 43%
Proficient in Math (district average) 40%
College Readiness (district average) 21.8

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