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District of Columbia Public Schools

College and Career Readiness

Attention: Given the impact of COVID-19, many metrics are unavailable or not comparable to prior data.

This website hosts only historical data from 2018, 2019, and 2020. Current 2021 DC School Report Card data and additional data and resources can be accessed here

Do students participate in Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate exams? How do they perform on these and the SAT?

This page shows whether students in this LEA are participating in college and career readiness opportunities, such as Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, and how they are performing on these and on the SAT.

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Advanced Placement/International Baccalaureate Participation

Percentage of students taking at least one AP or IB exam by the time they complete their senior year.

Metric performance details by student group

Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Performance

Percentage of students each year who score a 3 or above on an AP exam and/or a 4 or above on an IB exam.

Metric performance details by student group

SAT College and Career Ready Benchmark

Percentage of students who meet or exceed the College and Career Ready Benchmark on the SAT, which is set by the College Board. That score is 480 in Evidence-Based Reading and Writing and 530 in Math.

Metric performance details by student group

SAT DC Percentile

Percentage of students who perform at a level that meets or exceeds the DC 50th percentile on the SAT, which is a score of 850.

Metric performance details by student group

8th to 9th Grade Transition

Percentage of students successfully promoted from 8th to 9th grade in an alternative school.

Metric performance details by student group

2019 Secondary Completion

Percentage of students receiving a credential including a high school diploma, GED, NEDP, or IEP Certificate of Completion at the conclusion of their final year of high school.

Metric performance details by student group

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