Dogwood Elementary School

  • Dogwood Elementary School serves 828 students in grades PK-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 49%.
  • Dogwood Elementary School operates within the Fairfax County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 828 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 68 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 828 students
Dogwood Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Dogwood Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 68 teachers
Dogwood Elementary School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by Grade Dogwood Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.56 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 12:1 16:1
Dogwood Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
5%
6%
Dogwood Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
63%
14%
Dogwood Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
17%
23%
Dogwood Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
13%
51%
Dogwood Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Dogwood Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
5%
Dogwood Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Dogwood 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.
0.56 0.42
Dogwood 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.
58%
34%
Dogwood 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.
13%
6%
Dogwood 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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