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
2016 PARCC Results
Beginning in the 2014-2015 school year, the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) became the testing standard for Washington, D.C.
Our High School has been a Tier 1 School since 2013. The Lower and Middle schools received Tier 2 status in the past year and each saw a 10% percentage point increase on their Performance Management Framework in 2016.
At the High School, 56.7% of students were approaching college and career ready and above in ELA and 43.3% in mathematics.
At the Middle School, 58.3% of students were approaching college and career ready and above in ELA and 45.3% in mathematics.
At the Lower School, 46.5% of students were approaching college and career ready and above in ELA and 59.4% in mathematics. Only 3rd and 4th graders are tested at the Lower School.
Capital City’s PCSB School Performance Reports for 2016 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.
Other Measures of Success