DC Public Schools Employee Reviews about "great benefits"

Updated Dec 7, 2020

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DC Public Schools Chancellor Lewis D. Ferebee (no image)
Lewis D. Ferebee
15 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay and if you're fortunate - you will be able to increase your pay quickly(in 27 reviews)

  • "Great benefits for all the family(in 16 reviews)

Cons
  • "I don't know nothing bad in DCPS so far(in 30 reviews)

  • "Most of the people in central office do not communicate with people in the schools(in 26 reviews)

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  1. "Wonderful school"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Temporary Employee - Math Teacher in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at DC Public Schools

    Pros

    Great benefits. Collaborative staff. Supportive administration.

    Cons

    Multiple trainings and large class size.

  2. "Great district"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teacher in Jupiter, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DC Public Schools full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits for all the family

    Cons

    Low salaries Compare to other districts


  3. "Great Oppurtunity"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - World History Teacher in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DC Public Schools full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    DC Public Schools offers great benefits and work life balance.

    Cons

    Resistance to innovation and change within systems and communication.

  4. "They are ok"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Clerk in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DC Public Schools full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great Benefits and Nice Employees

    Cons

    Overworked, Under-Managed and they take through the most!!!

  5. "Stressful but fulfilling"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Instructional Coach (LEAP Lead) 

    I have been working at DC Public Schools full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Job security, great benefits, leadership opportunities, fulfilling

    Cons

    Stressful, rigorous IMPACT evaluation system

  6. "Great stepping stone"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DC Public Schools full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great benefits Great networking Flexible time

    Cons

    Underpaid Overworked No culture Unable to discipline children the way they should be disciplined- they have no consequences People in low positions act as if they’re higher than you.

  7. Helpful (2)

    "Teacher"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at DC Public Schools full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and decent salary

    Cons

    Stressful and draining, unrealistic expectations (scores do not measure the overload of work we do), no assistance in the classroom. Even attempting to transfer out of the classroom into an administrative is challenging (that politics issue, more about who you know then merit).

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    "ECE Lead Teacher"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at DC Public Schools full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Salaries are good, bilingual schools have a great environment full of amazing teachers and leaders. Teacher have the WTU that provides great benefits for all members.

    Cons

    There are a lot of problems regarding student behavior on the district. There is not much support form the families and the teacher get exhausted.

  9. Helpful (1)

    "SPED teacher"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at DC Public Schools full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Salary and great benefits. Social impact, molding minds!

    Cons

    Top down leadership. Lack of trust in teacher choices. Students and teachers are only evaluated quantatatively.

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  10. "Loved Working With Them"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DC Public Schools

    Pros

    Friendly coworkers, pretty good salary, nice work environment, great benefits, great sense of community.

    Cons

    Downtown takes quite a while to resolve small issues, but if you press them enough it'll get done.

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