Fort Belvoir Elementary School

Tel: (703)781-2700
Grades: PK-6

1,174 students

Fort Belvoir Elementary School serves 1,174 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Fort Belvoir Elementary School operates within the Fairfax County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 1174 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 1,174 students
Fort Belvoir Elementary School Total Students (1999-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 76 teachers
Fort Belvoir Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2001-2012)
Students by Grade Fort Belvoir Elementary School 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 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Fort Belvoir Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2001-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
6%
Fort Belvoir Elementary School Asian (1999-2012)
Hispanic
16%
12%
Fort Belvoir Elementary School Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
22%
25%
Fort Belvoir Elementary School Black (1999-2012)
White
49%
53%
Fort Belvoir Elementary School White (1999-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Fort Belvoir Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Fort Belvoir 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.
0.68 0.64
Fort Belvoir Elementary School Diversity Score (1999-2012)
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.
12%
32%
Fort Belvoir Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2012)
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.
15%
7%
Fort Belvoir 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
6
Number of Students Managed 178,603 3,669
Fairfax County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
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 $14,032 $11,282
Fairfax County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,737 $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 Hayfield Secondary (2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Whitman Middle School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodlawn Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Alexandria Woodlawn Elementary School
    8505 Highland Ln
    Alexandria , VA , 22309
    (703)619-4800
    1.3  mi  |  671  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Alexandria Island Creek Elementary School
    7855 Morning View Ln
    Alexandria , VA , 22315
    (571)642-6300
    2  mi  |  790  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Alexandria Hayfield Elementary School
    7633 Telegraph Rd
    Alexandria , VA , 22315
    (703)924-4500
    2  mi  |  662  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Alexandria Hayfield Secondary
    Magnet School
    7630 Telegraph Rd
    Alexandria , VA , 22315
    (703)924-7400
    Magnet School
    2  mi  |  2976  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Alexandria Washington Mill Elementary School
    9100 Cherrytree Dr
    Alexandria , VA , 22309
    (703)619-2500
    2.2  mi  |  617  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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