Carlin Springs Elementary School

  • Carlin Springs Elementary School serves 616 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Carlin Springs Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Carlin Springs Elementary School's student population of 616 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students616 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Carlin Springs Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Carlin Springs Elementary School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank#1432 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
73%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Carlin Springs Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
9%
7%
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Hispanic
68%
16%
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Black
12%
22%
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White
7%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Carlin Springs Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.510.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Carlin Springs Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameArlington County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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