Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School

  • Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School serves 341 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 49%.
  • Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School operates within the Alexandria City School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 341 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 47% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 341 students
Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by Grade Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.47 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 10:1 16:1
Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
1%
6%
Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
68%
14%
Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
27%
23%
Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
4%
51%
Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
5%
Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Cora Kelly Magnet 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.
0.47 0.42
Cora Kelly Magnet 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.
81%
34%
Cora Kelly Magnet 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.
9%
6%
Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Alexandria City School District's student population of 12,773 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,619 is higher than the state average of $11,380. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,924 is higher than the state average of $11,077. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Alexandria City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
4
Number of Students Managed 12,773 3,627
Alexandria City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $240 MM $41 MM
Alexandria City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $244 MM $40 MM
Alexandria City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $17,619 $11,380
Alexandria City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $17,924 $11,077
Alexandria City 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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    Grades: PK-5 | 460 students
    1.1 miles
    No Street Address
    AlexandriaVA 22302
    (703)824-6960
    1.1PK-5460
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    1.1 miles
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    AlexandriaVA 22302
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School Reviews

2  8/16/2010
The school runs like a slaughterhouse line. Get in, get out and don't ask questions. The teachers are impatient with the parents and most of all with the kids. Very pushy attitudes. It's poorly run overall and I wish I never moved to this area because now our son is forced to attend this run-down school. Their idea of lunch is crackers and crap. I wouldn't recommend this school to anyone. The kids are wired and borderline violent. We're talking 5 yr olds!!
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