Test Results - PARCC

August 19, 2019

2019 PARCC

Students at DC public charter schools continue to improve on the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness in College and Careers (PARCC) test. According to data released today by the DC Public Charter School Board, public charter students earning college and career-ready scores (Level 4 or 5) increased by 2.7 percentage points on the English language arts (ELA) assessment and by 0.3 percentage points on the math assessment. For 13 consecutive years, public charter school students have shown steady improvement on statewide assessments, first on the DC-Comprehensive Assessment System (DC-CAS) and now PARCC.


More Students Are Proficient In ELA and Math For Nearly Every Student Group 


Charter schools outperform city averages for African-American and At-Risk Students


Most Improved Public Charter Schools

These public charter schools improved by five or more percentage points in both ELA and math:


Top Performing and Most Improved Public Charter High Schools

Top Performing Public Charter Schools

These top public charter schools have the highest scores on ELA:

These top public charter schools have the highest scores on math:

Fifth Consecutive Year Proficiency Rates for At-Risk Students Increases

These public charter schools have the highest proficiency rates for at-risk students in either ELA or math:


Public Charter Schools Closing Achievement Gaps with At-Risk Students

At these public charter schools, at-risk students make up at least 50% of the students taking the PARCC assessment. At-risk students meet or outperform their not at-risk peers at the same school and outperform all students citywide in either ELA or math, putting more students on track for college and careers (4+): 

PARCC Proficiency Rate of At-Risk Students in ELA and Math

Public charter schools educate a student body that is 42.7% at-risk students.  

This presentation was delivered during the press event.
2019 School Results are available on the website of OSSE. 

Previous year's PARCC results: