Canterbury Woods Elementary School

  • Canterbury Woods Elementary School serves 752 students in grades PK-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 49%.
  • Canterbury Woods Elementary School operates within the Fairfax County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 752 students has grown by 13% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 752 students
Canterbury Woods Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Canterbury Woods Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Canterbury Woods Elementary School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by Grade Canterbury Woods Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Canterbury Woods Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
31%
6%
Canterbury Woods Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
11%
14%
Canterbury Woods Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
4%
23%
Canterbury Woods Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
50%
51%
Canterbury Woods Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Canterbury Woods Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
5%
Canterbury Woods Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Canterbury Woods 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.
0.65 0.42
Canterbury Woods Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
7%
34%
Canterbury Woods Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
2%
6%
Canterbury Woods Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Fairfax County School District's student population of 185,509 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,039 is higher than the state average of $11,380. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,526 is higher than the state average of $11,077. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Fairfax County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
218
4
Number of Students Managed 185,509 3,627
Fairfax County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,575 MM $41 MM
Fairfax County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,848 MM $40 MM
Fairfax County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,039 $11,380
Fairfax County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,526 $11,077
Fairfax County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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