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.


Janine Gomez
Former Lower School Principal


2014 Capital City Gains on DC-CAS

Based on student progress and performance on the DC-CAS, the High School was named a Tier 1 School by the District of Columbia Public Charter School Board (PCSB) for the second year in a row. The Lower and Middle schools received Tier 2 status for 2014.

At the High School, 52.8% of students were proficient in reading & 54.9% in math.

At the Middle School, 51% of students were proficient in reading & 54% in math.

At the Lower School, 52.3% of students were proficient in reading & 49.8% in math.

The District of Columbia Comprehensive Assessment System (DC-CAS) is the testing standard for all Washington D.C. students. 

Capital City’s PCSB School Performance Reports for 2014 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

Learn more about the Healthy School Act here.

Capital City PCS Health Profiles 2013-2014

Lower School
Middle School
High School


Other Measures of Success

  • 96% of parents attended a parent conference during the 2011 – 2012 school year
  • Average daily attendance of students exceeded 95% during 2011 – 2012 school year
  • 84% of students re-enrolled for the 2011 school year despite changing our school location from Columbia Heights to the newly renovated Rabuat building in Ward 4