Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School

3600 Commonwealth Ave,

Alexandria, VA, 22305-2810

Tel: (703)706-4420
Grades: KG-5

349 students

Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School serves 349 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School operates within the Alexandria City Pblc Schs School District.

Overview

The student population of 349 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 32% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 349 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
15:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
6%
Hispanic
51%
12%
Black
36%
25%
White
9%
53%
Unknown
2%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.61
0.64
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program. 71%
32%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,320 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Alexandria City Pblc Schs School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
n/a
Number of Students Managed 12,320
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Tc Williams High School (1.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Gunston Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mount Vernon Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • Recommended August 16, 2010 - The school runs like a slaughterhouse line. Get in, get out and don't ask questions. The teachers are impatient with the parents and most of all with the kids. Very pushy attitudes. It's poorly run overall and I wish I never moved to this area because now our son is forced to attend this run-down school. Their idea of lunch is crackers and crap. I wouldn't recommend this school to anyone. The kids are wired and borderline violent. We're talking 5 yr olds!! - Posted by Parent

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