We are a data-driven school, which means that teachers use information about student performance to improve their instruction and to meet the needs of every child.
Former Lower School Principal
2012 Capital City Gains on DC-CAS
Based on student progress and performance on the DC-CAS, the Lower School was named a Tier 1 School and the Upper School middle school and Upper School high school were named Tier II schools by the District of Columbia Public Charter School Board.
At the Lower School, 67.8% of students were proficient in reading and 62.3% in math.
At the Upper School, 48.9% of students were proficient in reading and 48.7% in math.
The District of Columbia Comprehensive Assessment System (DC-CAS) is the testing standard for all Washington D.C. students. In 2012, Capital City students continued to outperform students in D.C. Public Schools and charters.
Capital City’s PCSB School Performance Reports for 2012 are available to download here:
To view our complete DC-CAS report cards from 2003-2011 from the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), along with the report cards of other schools in D.C., click here.
Healthy School Act
Capital City PCS Health Profile 2012-2013
Other Measures of Success