Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School

Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School serves 366 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than 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 School District.

Overview

The student population of 366 students has declined by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 366 students
Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 15:1
Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
6%
Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School Asian Students (1993-2013)
Hispanic
57%
12%
Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School Black Students (1993-2013)
Black
33%
24%
Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School Black Students (1993-2013)
White
9%
53%
Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School White Students (1993-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The 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.
0.56 0.41
Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School Diversity Score (1993-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families 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.
73%
32%
Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families 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.
8%
6%
Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 15,253 students has grown by 44% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $19,448 is higher than the state average of $11,282. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
The district spending/student of $18,904 is higher than the state average of $11,065. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Alexandria City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
4
Number of Students Managed 15,253 3,850
Alexandria City School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $218 MM $43 MM
Alexandria City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $212 MM $42 MM
Alexandria City School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $19,448 $11,282
Alexandria City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,904 $11,065
Alexandria City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • AlexandriaMount Vernon Elementary School
    Magnet School
    2601 Commonwealth Ave
    AlexandriaVA 22305
    (703)706-4460
    Magnet School

    0.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 775 students                      
  • ArlingtonGunston Middle School
    2700 South Lang St
    ArlingtonVA 22206
    (703)228-6900
    0.9 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 781 students                      
  • AlexandriaGeorge Mason Elementary School
    1 Negative Reviews
    2601 Cameron Mills Rd
    AlexandriaVA 22302
    (703)706-4470
    1.1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 495 students                      
  • AlexandriaCharles Barrett Elementary School
    1115 Martha Custis Dr
    AlexandriaVA 22302
    (703)824-6960
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 403 students                      
  • ArlingtonOakridge Elementary School
    1414 24th St South
    ArlingtonVA 22202
    (703)228-5840
    1.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 658 students                      

School Reviews

  • 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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