Dogwood Elementary School

Dogwood Elementary School serves 825 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Dogwood Elementary School operates within the Fairfax County School District.

Overview

The student population of 825 students has grown by 19% over five years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 825 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 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
Asian
6%
6%
Hispanic
61%
12%
Black
12%
24%
White
17%
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.
0.59 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.
59%
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.
11%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 181,594 students has grown by 7% over five 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 South Lakes High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hughes Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hunters Woods Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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    (703)715-4500
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    (703)295-1100
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