Mckinley Elementary School

Mckinley Elementary School serves 556 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Mckinley Elementary School operates within the Arlington County School District.

Overview

The student population of 556 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 53% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 556 students
Mckinley Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Mckinley Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Mckinley Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 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 13:1 15:1
Mckinley Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
5%
6%
Mckinley Elementary School Asian (1993-2013)
Hispanic
13%
12%
Mckinley Elementary School Hispanic (1993-2013)
Black
3%
24%
Mckinley Elementary School Black (1993-2013)
White
71%
53%
Mckinley Elementary School White (1993-2013)
Two or more races
8%
4%
All Ethnic Groups Mckinley Elementary School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average 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.
0.47 0.41
Mckinley 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.
6%
32%
Mckinley 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.
2%
6%
Mckinley Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 22,543 students has grown by 15% over five years.
School District Name Arlington County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
4
Number of Students Managed 22,543 3,850
District Total Revenue $424 MM $43 MM
District Spending $444 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $21,656 $11,282
District Spending / Student $22,629 $11,065
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 Arlington Mill High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Swanson Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Arlington Traditional Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ArlingtonSwanson Middle School
    5800 North Washington Blvd
    ArlingtonVA 22205
    (703)228-5500
    0.5 mi | 1033 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ArlingtonFamily Education Center For Parenting Teens
    Alternative School
    1644 North Mckinley Rd 2
    ArlingtonVA 22205
    (703)228-2700
    Alternative School

    0.6 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • ArlingtonHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Arlington Traditional Elementary School
    Magnet School
    855 North Edison St
    ArlingtonVA 22205
    (703)228-6290
    Magnet School

    0.6 mi | 496 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ArlingtonAshlawn Elementary School
    5950 North 8th Rd
    ArlingtonVA 22205
    (703)228-5270
    0.6 mi | 524 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ArlingtonTuckahoe Elementary School
    6550 26th St North
    ArlingtonVA 22213
    (703)228-5288
    1.3 mi | 670 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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