Overview for District of Columbia
For the 2020-21 school year, District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) collected quarterly data on learning model and student enrollment. COVID-19 case data for the district are provided from DCPS. Data on when and if schools had masking policies in place for staff or students are available for schools that responded to the COVID-19 School Data Hub Masking Survey (note that the district did not have a mask mandate in effect during the school year).
Please review the Data Details for District of Columbia for important information on the datasets presented below.
State Test Score Results
The State Test Score Results Data Series explores state-level trends in ELA and math proficiency outcomes on state standardized assessments, both before and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, the Data Series presents math and ELA proficiency trends on state assessments between Spring 2018-Spring 2023, as available. Results are presented for the state overall, by race/ethnicity, and by district poverty levels for school-age children. Data presented in each State Brief are specific to the state’s assessment and are not comparable to other states.District of Columbia Test Score Results
Note that not all states have available data at this time.
Predominant Learning Models in District of Columbia in 2020-2021
Shown as a percentage of the 2020-21 school year that students in District of Columbia had access to primarily in-person, hybrid, or virtual instruction. All calculations are weighted by enrollment size.
Note. Values may not add to 100% due to rounding. This dataset includes 1 district for the 2020-21 school year. Pandemic schooling mode data for the 2020–21 school year were provided by the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS). Data are available between September 2020–June 2021. The predominant model reflects the most common monthly model offered by school districts over the course of the school year, and not individual student schooling mode choices. For more information about the data, please see the state's Data Details.
State Characteristics by Learning Model in 2020-2021
Compare the percentage of the school year in-person, hybrid, or virtual instruction was the primary mode of instruction for students by race/ethnicity, free and reduced price lunch (FRPL) eligibility, and district locale. All school district characteristics are based on data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) for the 2020-21 school year. Note that FRPL data are not available for AK, IL, MA, OH, VA and DC. All calculations are weighted by district enrollment size.
By Race and Ethnicity
The percentage of the school year that in-person, hybrid, or virtual instruction was the primary mode of instruction for K-12 students by student race/ethnicity, as defined by NCES.
By Free and Reduced Price Lunch Eligibility
The percentage of the school year that in-person, hybrid, or virtual instruction was the primary mode of instruction for K-12 students by free and reduced price lunch (FRPL) eligibility, as defined by NCES.
By District Locale
Compare the percentage of the school year that in-person, hybrid, or virtual instruction was the primary mode of instruction for K-12 students by district locale, as defined by NCES.
Public Data Sources for District of Columbia
|Data||Learning model data available?||Source||Data Level||Time Interval||Download|
|DC Learning Model Data||Yes||DC Public Schools||District||Quarterly|
|DC COVID-19 Data||Yes||DC Public Schools||District|
|DC Masking Data||Yes||CSDH Masking Survey||District|