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
2014 Capital City Gains on DC-CAS
At the High School, 52.8% of students were proficient in reading and 54.9% in mathematics.
At the Middle School, 51% of students were proficient in reading and 54% in mathematics.
At the Lower School, 52.3% of students were proficient in reading and 49.8% in mathematics. This represents a 10-point increase in math, a 3-point increase in reading, and a 14-point increase in composition over 2013 scores. Out of 84 charter school campuses, the LS had the 9th highest overall gains.
Beginning in the 2014-2015 school year, the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) has replaced the District of Columbia Comprehensive Assessment System (DC-CAS) as the testing standard for Washington, D.C.
Capital City’s PCSB School Performance Reports for 2014 are available to download:
To view our most recent report cards 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
Learn more about the Healthy School Act here.
Other Measures of Success