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 41% over five years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has grown by 27% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 825 students
Dogwood Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Dogwood Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Dogwood Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 10:1 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
Dogwood Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
6%
6%
Dogwood Elementary School Asian Students (1993-2013)
Hispanic
61%
12%
Dogwood Elementary School Black Students (1993-2013)
Black
12%
24%
Dogwood Elementary School Black Students (1993-2013)
White
17%
53%
Dogwood Elementary School White Students (1993-2013)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Dogwood Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Dogwood 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.
0.59 0.41
Dogwood 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.
59%
32%
Dogwood 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.
11%
6%
Dogwood Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

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
Fairfax County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $2,371 MM $43 MM
Fairfax County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,490 MM $42 MM
Fairfax County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,028 $11,282
Fairfax County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,732 $11,065
Fairfax County 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 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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