Douglas Macarthur Elementary School

1101 Janneys Ln
Alexandria, VA 22302
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Douglas Macarthur Elementary School serves 734 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Douglas Macarthur 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Douglas Macarthur Elementary School's student population of 734 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students734 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Douglas Macarthur 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 Douglas Macarthur Elementary School is 0.70, which is more 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
#1410 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
71%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
21%
16%
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Black
24%
22%
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White
45%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.700.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlexandria City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Douglas Macarthur Elementary School is T.c. Williams High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is George Washington Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Maury Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Alexandria T.c. Williams High School Math: 43% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 3,963 students
    0.7 miles
    3330 King St
    Alexandria, VA 22302
    (703) 824-6800
    0.7 9-12 3,963
  • Alexandria Maury Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 429 students
    1.0 miles
    600 Russell Rd
    Alexandria, VA 22301
    (703) 706-4440
    1 PK-5 429
  • Alexandria Cameron Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 523 students
    1.1 miles
    3434 Campbell Dr
    Alexandria, VA 22303
    (703) 329-2100
    1.1 PK-6 523
  • Alexandria George Mason Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 575 students
    1.1 miles
    2601 Cameron Mills Rd
    Alexandria, VA 22302
    (703) 706-4470
    1.1 PK-5 575
  • Alexandria George Washington Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,383 student
    1.5 miles
    1005 Mount Vernon Avenue
    Alexandria, VA 22301
    (703) 706-4500
    1.5 6-8 1,383

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