Dogwood Elementary School

Dogwood Elementary School serves 772 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Dogwood Elementary School operates within the Fairfax County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 772 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 772 students
Dogwood Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Dogwood Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Dogwood Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 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 12:1 15:1
Dogwood Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
6%
Dogwood Elementary School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
60%
12%
Dogwood Elementary School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
11%
25%
Dogwood Elementary School Black (1993-2012)
White
16%
53%
Dogwood Elementary School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Dogwood Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Dogwood Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.60 0.41
Dogwood Elementary School Diversity Score (1993-2012)
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 (1994-2012)
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.
9%
7%
Dogwood Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 178,603 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Fairfax County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
194
8
Number of Students Managed 178,603 3,801
Fairfax County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $2,371 MM $43 MM
Fairfax County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,490 MM $42 MM
Fairfax County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,028 $11,282
Fairfax County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,732 $11,065
Fairfax County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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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    1.1 mi | 627 students | Gr. PK-6                      
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    11411 Ridge Heights Rd
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    (703)390-5600
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    11400 South Lakes Dr
    RestonVA 20191
    (703)715-4500
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    2791 Fox Mill Rd
    HerndonVA 20171
    (703)295-1100
    1.5 mi | 777 students | Gr. PK-6                      

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Reston, VA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.61, which is higher than the Virginia average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Reston is Forestdale Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.