Bush Hill Elementary School

5927 Westchester St
Alexandria, VA 22310
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 638 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Bush Hill Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 69%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 638 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • : Top 30% in VA
  • : 69% (Top 30%)
  • : 75% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bush Hill Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

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School Overview

Bush Hill Elementary School's student population of 638 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
638 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

Bush Hill Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Bush Hill Elementary School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (VA)
#522 out of 1792 schools
(Top 30%)
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(20-21)
69%
54%
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(20-21)
75%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bush Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
11%
7%
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Hispanic
22%
18%
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Black
20%
22%
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White
41%
46%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.74
This chart display the diversity score of Bush Hill Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bush Hill Elementary School's ranking?
Bush Hill Elementary School is ranked #522 out of 1,792 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Virginia.
What schools are Bush Hill Elementary School often compared to?
Bush Hill Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Clermont Elementary School, Rose Hill Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 75% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).
How many students attend Bush Hill Elementary School?
638 students attend Bush Hill Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
41% of Bush Hill Elementary School students are White, 22% of students are Hispanic, 20% of students are Black, 11% of students are Asian, and 6% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bush Hill Elementary School?
Bush Hill Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Bush Hill Elementary School offer ?
Bush Hill Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Bush Hill Elementary School part of?
Bush Hill Elementary School is part of Fairfax Co PBLC Schs School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 638 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 69% (Top 30%)
  • : 75% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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