Barbara Jordan Pcs is located in District Of Columbia, DC and is in Barbara Jordan Public Charter School District. It is a charter school that serves 62 students in grades 5-8.
Charter schools are public schools, but differ from traditional public schools in that they are independent and are operated by educators, parents, community leaders, educational entrepreneurs, or others. Funding for charter schools is based on designated local or state educational organizations. Those organizations are responsible for monitoring and assessing the quality and effectiveness of education, but permit the schools to operate outside of the traditional public school education system.
Barbara Jordan Pcs did not make AYP in 2009. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of District Of Columbia in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Barbara Jordan Pcs's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2009)
In 2009, Barbara Jordan Pcs had 87% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. District of Columbia had 73% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Barbara Jordan PCS spends $21,092 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 49% on instruction, 48% on support services, 3% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Barbara Jordan PCS District
In 2009, Barbara Jordan Pcs had 7 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The District of Columbia average is 13 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
The Education.com TestRating is a number (1-10) calculated by Education.com that provides an overview of a school’s test performance for a given year, by comparing the school’s state standardized test results to those of other schools in the same state. For District of Columbia, the TestRating is calculated using a school's 2009 DC-CAS Results for all subjects tested.more...