Next Step Pcs is located in District Of Columbia, DC and is in Next Step Public Charter School District. It is a charter school that serves 89 students in grades 9-12.
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.
Next Step Pcs made AYP in 2010. 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 Next Step Pcs's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Next Step Pcs had 10 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The District Of Columbia average is 12 students per full-time equivalent teacher. Learn more about Next Step Pcs's students and teachers.more
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Next Step Pcs had 97% 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 Next Step PCS spends $17,418 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 15% on instruction, 80% on support services, 5% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Next Step PCS District
In 2011, Next Step Pcs had 10 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The District of Columbia average is 12 students per full-time equivalent teacher.