Student Performance and Growth

Students at DC public charter schools continue to improve on the nationwide Partnership for Assessment of Readiness in College and Careers (PARCC) test. This is the 10th consecutive year public charter school students have shown steady improvement on the statewide assessment, first on the DC-CAS and more recently the PARCC.

DC-CAS Results, Public charter school students

PARCC Results, Public charter school students

PARCC Statewide Assessment, English Language Arts (ELA) Results for Public Charter School Students
PARCC Statewide Assessment, Math Results for Public Charter School students

Results by Subgroup for Public Charter School Students and State

Public charter schools educate a student body that is 76% African American and 48% at-risk, with both populations outperforming the state.

English Language Arts Median Growth Percentile (MGP) across subgroups, 2017

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Math Median Growth Percentile (MGP) across subgroups, 2017        

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Note on MGP
Median Growth Percentile (MGP) measures year-to-year academic growth by comparing groups of students with similar test score history.  The average growth for public charter schools is 48 for ELA and 49 for Math.  

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