Canterbury Woods Elementary School

Canterbury Woods Elementary School serves 683 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Canterbury Woods Elementary School operates within the Fairfax County School District.

Overview

The student population of 683 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 45% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 683 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 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 15:1 15:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
27%
6%
Hispanic
10%
12%
Black
4%
24%
White
54%
53%
Two or more races
4%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.63 0.41
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.
4%
32%
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.
4%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 181,594 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,028 is higher than the state average of $11,282. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district spending/student of $14,732 is higher than the state average of $11,065. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Fairfax County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
219
4
Number of Students Managed 181,594 3,850
District Total Revenue $2,371 MM $43 MM
District Spending $2,490 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $14,028 $11,282
District Spending / Student $14,732 $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 Lake Braddock Secondary (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kings Glen Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Little Run Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • FairfaxLittle Run Elementary School
    4511 Olley Ln
    FairfaxVA 22032
    (703)503-3500
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 359 students                      
  • FairfaxWakefield Forest Elementary School
    4011 Iva Ln
    FairfaxVA 22032
    (703)503-2300
    1 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 480 students                      
  • SpringfieldKings Park Elementary School
    5400 Harrow Way
    SpringfieldVA 22151
    (703)426-7000
    1.3 mi | Gr. PK-3 | 671 students                      
  • SpringfieldKings Glen Elementary School
    5401 Danbury Forest Dr
    SpringfieldVA 22151
    (703)239-4000
    1.4 mi | Gr. 4-6 | 462 students                      
  • FairfaxOlde Creek Elementary School
    9524 Old Creek Dr
    FairfaxVA 22032
    (703)426-3100
    1.5 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 444 students                      

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